Description Edit

Gomaae means "sesame dressing". Although there are several types of gomaae dishes, the most popular is Gomaae with spinach.This is great as a healthy snack or appetizer!


Ingredients Edit

  • 2 large bunches of fresh spinach, washed thoroughly and stems removed
  • toasted sesame seeds

Dressing Edit

Directions Edit

  1. First, steam the spinach until just wilted.
  2. Remove from heat and rinse under cold water to refresh.
  3. Chop into one inch thick strips and place in a bowl.

Dressing Edit

  1. For the dressing, heat the sake until just boiling (to simmer off the alcohol), and set aside.
  2. In your blender or food processor, grind the sesame seeds until they are a paste, then add the sake and all other ingredients and process until smooth.
  3. Stir this into the steamed and chopped spinach, then portion out into four small bowls, and sprinkle with extra sesame seeds.
  4. Chill until ready to serve.