Sweet and Hot Sesame Nori Strips

Recipe by Missy Wombat
READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 1 batch




  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Whisk together the rice syrup and oil in a small bowl then stir in the cayenne.
  • Place the sesame seeds in a small bowl, with water to cover.
  • Swish to rinse and pour off any floaters.
  • Drain the seeds in a strainer, then transfer to a dry skillet and toast until fragrant.
  • Tear each nori sheet into three strips.
  • Use a pastry brush to paint each strip with a thick coat of the syrup mixture.
  • Sprinkle liberally with toasted sesame seeds and sprinkle liberally with salt.
  • Place the nori strips on a parchment covered baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes to allow the coating to set, then turn the strips over and paint the other sides with the syrup mixture.
  • Sprinkle as before with sesame seeds and salt.
  • Return to the oven for 10 minutes, then set aside for 20 minutes to crisp.
  • Break each strip in two pieces.
  • Great snack with hot sake or beer.