We love to dress up steamed asparagus or broccoli with this sauce. When tangerines are in season, squeeze them fresh for an especially interesting variation.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 1996
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a small saucepan over low heat. Add sesame seeds and stir until lightly toasted, about 20 seconds. Add shallots and stir until softened, about 1 minute. Add zest and juice, vinegar and soy sauce. Simmer until reduced to 1/2 cup, about 6 minutes. Stir in chives (or scallion greens).

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Tips

People with celiac disease or gluten-sensitivity should use soy sauces that are labeled "gluten-free," as soy sauce may contain wheat or other gluten-containing sweeteners and flavors.

Nutrition Facts

28.2 calories; protein 0.5g 1% DV; carbohydrates 4g 1% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 0.3g 1% DV; sugars 3.2g; fat 1.2g 2% DV; saturated fat 0.1g 1% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 142.2IU 3% DV; vitamin c 10.7mg 18% DV; folate 4.4mcg 1% DV; calcium 18.9mg 2% DV; iron 0.3mg 2% DV; magnesium 7.7mg 3% DV; potassium 73.4mg 2% DV; sodium 34.1mg 1% DV; thiaminmg 3% DV.