Roasted Sesame Seeds


Preparation info

  • Makes

    1 cup

    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Korean Table: From Barbecue to Bibimbap 100 Easy-To-Prepare Recipes

The Korean Table

By Taekyung Chung and Debra Samuels

Published 2015

  • About

You can buy plastic 8-½-ounce (240-g) jars of roasted sesame seeds at most Asian grocers. The sesame seeds manufactured by Korean companies are roasted longer and are crunchier than others. You can use these without reroasting. If you have raw or a Japanese brand of roasted sesame seeds we recommend that you reroast them to bring out the robust flavors of extra-roasted sesame seeds— a signature flavor of Korean cooking. This method is called dry roasting. It is simple and the flavor that re