- 3½ tbsp sesame seed
- 1 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
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- 1 tbsp mirin or Sherry
- pinch of sugar
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- 500g Brussels sprout, roughly chopped
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- 1 red chilli, shredded (optional)
Toast the sesame seeds and, while they are still hot, use a pestle and mortar to grind all but ½ tbsp until almost powder-like. Mix the soy and mirin into the crushed seeds, along with the sugar and 2 tsp water.
Heat a large wok, then stir-fry the sprouts with a splash of water until softened but still crunchy. Stir through the sesame paste, then scatter with the remaining sesame seeds and the chilli, if using.