Cold Kidneys in Sesame Sauce

Liangban Zhima Yaoz

Appears in

Mrs. Chiang’s Szechwan Cookbook

By Ellen Schrecker

Published 1976

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Flavor: Sesame Sauce — Meal: Easy, Cold — Dinner: Menu

Mrs. Chiang’s combination of cold, cooked kidneys with a rich and spicy sesame paste-based sauce is as delicious as it is unusual. Because she barely cooks the kidneys, they have a delightful, crunchy texture. The sauce is one that goes with many cold dishes. Although few Chinese restaurants in this country use sesame sauce, it is a basic Szechwanese condiment. This dish uses its opulent, almost meaty, flavor to