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Gomae - Japanese Style Spinach Salad Recipe

Gomae - Japanese Style Spinach Salad Recipe

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    Jan 06, 2016   Author : admin

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Fancy yourself some Japanese food? You don't have to fly over to Japan to have a taste of their delicious cuisine. Today, we're going to share with you a recipe that's practically easy to make... it will surprise the foodie soul in you. Get ready to serve up this Gomae - Japanese Style Spinach Salad dish to your family or guests; they're going to love it. See ingredients and method below:

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Yields: Makes 2 Servings

Recipe Type: Side Dish

Cuisine: Japanese


  • 2tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted
  • 2tablespoons water
  • 12tablespoons soy sauce
  • 12teaspoon sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • Boiling water
  • 1(120 g) packet spinach, washed


1. In a pan toast the sesame seeds for a minute or until they become brown.

2. Save some of the seeds to garnish while serving.

3. Crush the remaining sesame seeds and arrange into a bowl.

4. Pour water, sugar and soy sauce on top of the sesame seeds.

5. Mix well and set aside for now.

6. For the spinach, in a pot add the boiling water.

7. Add a pinch of salt to it.

8. Throw in the spinach and just boil for a minute.

9. Drain the spinach and pour cold water on top. 

10. Take all the moist out of the spinach by squeezing them.

11. Place the spinach into a serving dish and add the sesame seeds dressing on top.

12. Sprinkle the toasted sesame seeds on top and serve.


Image: TheScratchArtists | MYC Writer: Romana S.

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