Sesame seed recipes (91)

    From sesame chicken to tahini in your houmous, sesame seeds are tiny but add big flavour. Enjoy sesame seeds in these recipes and more.

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    56 reviews

    A really quick-yet-elegant party nibble - perfect for Christmas and New Year's parties.

    Recipe by: KerriJ

    1 review

    This recipe will make enough dough for two challah plaits. This means you can serve one and freeze the other! Sometimes I add a handful of raisins, currants or dried cranberries to the dough.

    Recipe by: nadia

    45 reviews

    This is the recipe you've been looking for! It makes a perfect sesame chicken. This excellent recipe comes out perfect every time with little fuss and inexpensive ingredients you probably have on hand. This recipe is truly restaurant quality... try it, you won't be disappointed! ( The sauce recipe is courtesy of "Reykjaviky" at

    Recipe by: captbunzo

    504 reviews

    Chunks of chicken are coated in Chinese five spice powder, chilli flakes and sesame seeds, then cooked with onions and peppers and coated in a teriyaki and honey sauce.

    Recipe by: Amber

    315 reviews

    Easy, delectable tuna coated with sesame seeds and quickly seared. This Japanese-inspired dish is served rare, so be sure your tuna is fresh and of good quality.


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