Sesame seed recipes

    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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    42 reviews

    This is perfect for a picnic or barbecue. This salad packs a lot of flavour and is very hearty. You will get rave reviews with this one.

    Recipe by: Annie

    346 reviews

    Sweet, sticky and delicious - everyone will love this! Serve over rice and top with thinly sliced spring onions.

    Recipe by: MISSFAVOR

    3 reviews

    A simple, yet delicious Chinese-inspired noodle dish. Egg noodles are tossed in a delectable dressing, made from sesame oil, garlic, peanut butter, chilli, sesame seeds, light soy sauce, lime juice and fresh coriander. Serve hot or cold.

    Recipe by: honeyandspice

    352 reviews

    Sesame oil and sesame seeds add nutty goodness to stir-fried vegetables and prawns.

    Recipe by: Debbie

    2 reviews

    Peppers, tomatoes and a touch of chilli make a zesty combination to partner tuna steaks, which are baked with a crisp topping. Tagliatelle is a good accompaniment, along with a crisp mixed salad or lightly steamed broccoli.

    Recipe by: Norma MacMillan

    92 reviews

    Need a quick and easy side dish? Broccoli and green pepper are stir-fried in light sesame oil with sesame seeds.

    Recipe by: KRISTAB

    12 reviews

    Biscuit dough is lightly fragranced with ground cardamom and lemon extract, before being shaped and rolled in sesame seeds and baked. These biscuits are delicious with a cup of tea or coffee.

    Recipe by: Rosina

    12 reviews

    This delicate steamed cake is infused with the flavour of green tea, then decorated with black sesame seeds. Impressive dinner party fare.

    Recipe by: Helen Wong

    82 reviews

    Brighten up steamed broccoli with this dressing made from sesame oil, rice vinegar, sugar, soy sauce and toasted sesame seeds.

    Recipe by: Sara

    22 reviews

    This marinade works particularly well with any kind of fish, but especially tuna. After two hours of marinating, cook it under the grill and serve immediately.

    Recipe by: JFRESNO

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