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sesame oil

noun
1.
a yellow oil expressed from the seeds of the sesame, used in cooking, as a vehicle for medicines, and in the manufacture of margarine, soap, and cosmetics.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70
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  • The chef shows us the delicately-scented sesame oil in which he fries the battered seafood and vegetables.
  • Drizzle with sesame oil and sprinkle with salt and toasted sesame seeds.
  • Dress with toasted sesame oil and seasoned rice vinegar.
  • Season with salt, a pinch of sugar, and a few drops of sesame oil.
  • Transfer filling to a medium bowl, and add sesame oil and a pinch of white pepper.
  • Stir together mirin, miso, and sesame oil until smooth.
  • Beat eggs with a fork and add a few drops of sesame oil.
  • He garnished the colorful plate with a handful of sliced scallions and a drizzle of sesame oil.
  • sesame oil is highly fragrant and adding a couple of tablespoons or more can add its perfume to your tempura.
  • Add scallions, stir, drizzle with sesame oil and serve.

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