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Goma Jayu-Ae (Soy and Sesame-Seed Dressing W/ French Beans)

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Category: Vegetables, Salads, Japanese

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb French beans
  • 3/8 pt Niban Dashi
  • 1 pn MSG
  • 1/4 ts Soy Sauce
  • 1 pn Salt
  • 2 1/2 ts Sugar
  • 1 1/2 ts Sake


1 1/2 oz White Sesame Seed, Ground
1 1/2 ts Sugar
2 1/2 tb Sake
5 ts Soy Sauce

Snip off ends of french beans and discard. Cut beans into 1/2" lengths.
Drop them into 3/4 pt of lightly salted boiling water, reduce heat and
cook briskly, about 8-10 minutes until beans are tender but still slightly
resistant to bite. Drain and run under cold water.
Put the Dashi, Sugar, 1/4 t Salt, MSG, Sake and Soy Sauce into a pan.
Bring to a boil. Add the beans, return to boil. Remove from heat and let
cool to room temperature.
Heat Sake to likewarm over a high heat. Ignite Sake and let burn until
the flame dies out. Pour Sake into a small bowl and let cool to room
temperature. Add all ingredients and mix thoroughly.
Toss together the french beans and dressing, serve at room temperature.

From "Recipes-The Cooking of Japan" from Time-Life International, c1965.

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