Spicy Sesame Sauce - Vegan Recipe

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Spicy Sesame Sauce
I keep a jar of this easy sauce on hand because it punches up any dish!  Fish, tofu, noodles, whatever you've got - this sauce makes it better.

Pictured above is rice noodles, fresh spinach and sauteed peppers with spicy sesame sauce.  Dinner was ready in 15 minutes!!!  (There's a printable recipe card below)

For this recipe you will need:

Spicy Sesame Sauce

1/3 cup sesame oil
¼ cup canola oil
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flake
¼ cup soy sauce
3 Tablespoons honey
½ teaspoon salt (optional)
½ cup peanut butter
¼ cup fresh cilantro
Sesame seeds to garnish
Dash of hot sauce (optional)

Heat sesame oil, canola oil and red pepper flake over medium heat until oil is fragrant.

Remove from heat. Stir in soy sauce, honey, salt and peanut butter. When mixture has cooled, stir in cilantro. Use sesame seeds to garnish finished dish.

Serving suggestions
  • Use this sauce on rice noodles with sautéed veggies and the protein of your choice. 
  • Serve on hot or cold left over spaghetti for sesame noodles. 
  • Stir into fried rice for a spicy kick.
  • Brush over cabbage, chicken, fish, tofu or your favorite protein then oven roast.
Rice noodles, spicy sesame sauce, fresh spinach & salmon
Left over spaghetti , spicy sesame sauce and fresh carrots = quick lunch

Quick Sesame Noodle lunch

My VERY PICKY hubby cleaned his plate!
Click here for a printer friendly recipe card

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