Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Kyler’s Recipes

Japanese Sesame Dressing

3 servings


15 minutes

total time


3 Tbsp toasted white sesame seeds

2 Tbsp Japanese Kewpie mayonnaise

2 Tbsp rice vinegar (unseasoned)

1 ½ Tbsp soy sauce

1 tsp sugar

½ tsp mirin

½ tsp toasted sesame oil


Put sesame seeds in a frying pan and toast them on low heat. When 2-3 sesame seeds start popping, remove from the heat.

Grind the toasted sesame seeds with a mortar and pestle until smooth.

Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and whisk everything together.

Drizzle on top of a simple salad of iceberg lettuce topped with tomatoes, boiled eggs, wakame, and corn.

To Store

You can keep the dressing in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to a week.


Serving Size



132 kcal

Total Fat

12 g

Saturated Fat

2 g

Unsaturated Fat

9 g

Trans Fat

1 g


4 mg


540 mg

Total Carbohydrate

4 g

Dietary Fiber

1 g

Total Sugars

2 g


2 g

3 servings


15 minutes

total time
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