Employee Meal, 21 March 2011

Yin and Yang salad with Toasted Sesame Vinaigrette. The below recipe is simple to make, super-flavorful, and makes a delicious and healthy marinade or dressing for chicken, fish, or beef. To view additional Employee Meals, click here.

Toasted Sesame Vinaigrette

Yield: 4 cups
3/4 cup rice vinegar
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup sesame oil
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup minced onion
1-1/2 teaspoons minced ginger
1-1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup sesame seeds

In a large bowl combine all of the ingredients except the sesame seeds. Place the sesame seeds in a dry saute pan and toast them over medium high heat until they are golden brown. While the sesame seeds are still hot whisk them into the vinaigrette. Allow the vinaigrette to stand at least 1 hour before serving.