Black Sesame Seeds
These black seeds are best after slightly toasting for a minute to bring out the earthy, nutty flavor. Used often in Asian cooking for their taste, color and texture, they are commonly seen in sushi rolls, rice dishes and salads. Another great use for black sesame seeds is to encrust fish or pork before searing.
You will also see black sesame seeds used in Middle Eastern cuisine on vegetables and breads. These seeds are high in protein and are often mixed with other seeds to form low sodium protein sprinkles for food dishes.
Flavor of Black Sesame Seeds
These seeds are best after slightly toasting for a minute to bring out the earthy, nutty flavor and pair well with ginger.
Uses of Black Sesame Seeds
Add to sushi rolls, rice dishes, and salads. Encrust fish and pork. Sprinkle on vegetables and breads.
Black Sesame Seeds Recipe
For 4-5 T of mix: Toast 2 stemless Thai chiles & 1 T Szechwan peppercorns until aromatic (2-4 mins), stirring. Coarsely grind then mix with 2 t dried orange peel, white sesame, & black sesame, & 1 t poppy seeds and nori