Sesame sauce - Cho Kanjang Recipe
Sesame sauce - Cho Kanjang
Flavors of South Korea
Total time: less than 15 minutes
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 3-4 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Chef's Note

In Korean tradition, the sauce is served in small individual bowls as an accompaniment to grilled meat or a rice dish or to flavor vegetables.

- 90 g (3 oz.) lightly toasted Sesame seeds
- 1 1/2 tbsp. sugar
- 3 tbsp. herb vinegar or lemon juice
- 3 tbsp. light Chinese Soy Sauce or Soya Sauce
- 1 clove of garlic
- 2 shallots, finely chopped
  1. Toast the sesame seeds in a non-stick skillet for 3-4 minutes; cool and grind in a mortar;
  2. add the other ingredients and mix well until the sugar is dissolved;
  3. pour into bowls.
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