Sesame Leaves in Sesame Oil & Sesame Seed Marinade

Sesame Leaves in Sesame Oil & Sesame Seed Marinade

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Sesame leaves are so delicious because they have a natural toasty flavor to them.  Here’s a classic Korean home-made sesame leaves recipe, doubling the sesame flavor with sesame oil and sesame seed  soy sauce marinade.  One of my favorite sides dishes to eat over rice.

Ingredients:

  • Sesame Leaves (8 ounces, washed)
  • Soy Sauce (1/4 cup)
  • Sesame Oil (3 tablespoons)
  • Sesame Seeds (1 tablespoon)
  • Korean Red Hot Pepper Flakes (1 tablespoon)
  • Water (1/3 cup)
  • Scallions (3 stalks, diced)
  • Garlic (5 cloves, minced)

Can’t find Korean red hot pepper flakes, get it here:
Singsong Korean Hot Pepper Coarse Type Powder, 1.10 Pound

Ingredients you will need:

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Instructions:

1) Wash your sesame leaves and place in a large pot.

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2) Dice your scallions.

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3) Mince your garlic.

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4) In a bowl, add scallions, garlic, soy sauce, water, sesame oil, sesame seeds, and Korean red hot pepper flakes. Mix well.

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5) Pour mixed marinade into pot with sesame leaves.  Place lid on pot.

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6) Once the liquid starts to boil, then reduce flame to medium heat.  Cook in medium heat for 8-10 minutes (do not go over 10 minutes), and all the flavors of the marinade will be absorbed by the sesame leaves.

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7) Serve over rice.  Serves 4 people.

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