Crunchy Sesame-seaweed Roll

Sesame-seaweed rolls for slimmers.
The black sesame dressing in this sesame-seaweed roll tantalizes your taste buds with its aroma and whets the appetite with its tartness. This recipe is great for dieters interested in lowering their LDL cholesterol! Sesame, walnut and nori seaweed are great sources of omega 3, the good fat that zaps bad fats. Omega 3 together with dietary fiber in this snack helps lower blood pressure, which is good for your cardiovascular system. So roll up some sesame-seaweed rolls to roll back bad fats, strengthen bones, scrub your intestine clean as well as keep your skin youthful and make your hair lustrous!!!


Black Sesame Dressing
[Goma dressing (goma-ae)]

• 3 tbsp. black sesame paste
• 1 to 1½ tbsp. honey
• 3 tbsp. Japanese black vinegar (“kurozu”) or white vinegar
• 3 tbsp. soy sauce
• 2 to 3 tsp. Black sesame seeds, roasted and finely ground

1. Blend black sesame paste and honey.
2. Whisk in the rest of the ingredients one-by-one. Make sure to add each ingredient gradually as you whisk so that the sesame paste will dissolve nicely and the sauce won’t become lumpy.
3. Funnel sesame dressing into a squeegee bottle with a narrow nozzle.

Sesame-seaweed roll

• A packet of meat floss
• Toasted white sesame seeds
• Toasted walnut (break into smaller pieces)
• A packet of nori seaweed for rolling sushi (about 20cm. X 11 cm each)
Grate or julienne a variety of crunchy root vegetable and fruits such as:
Jicama, carrot, zucchini, radish, apple, pear, mango etc.


1. Place a sheet of seaweed on a clean board or surface.
2. Put a thin layer of meat floss on the seaweed. Leave about 1 cm. Of a longer, vertical edge of seaweed uncovered. Do not sprinkle meat floss too close to the edges of the seaweed.
3. Sprinkle toasted sesame seeds and pieces of walnut on meat floss.
4. Place a band of vegetables/fruits on top of sesame layer aligned vertically with edge of seaweed.
5. Squeeze a line or two of black sesame dressing on filling, following direction of vegetables/fruits.
6. Roll up ingredients.
7. Cut rolls into shorter lengths and serve.

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