Mild, nutty flaxseed oil, the richest plant source of omega-3 fatty acids, provides the perfect base for salty miso and sweet orange juice. This sauce is delightful over grilled eggplant, fish and chicken or used as a salad dressing. Source: EatingWell Magazine, Summer 2004

Jim Romanoff
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Ingredients

Directions

  • Combine miso, orange zest and juice, oil, ginger, rice vinegar and mirin (if using) in a small bowl and whisk until thoroughly blended.

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Tips

Ingredient Notes: Made from fermented soybeans, miso is a common ingredient in Japanese cooking. There are different types of miso, in shades ranging from white and yellow to reddish brown and dark brown. Available at health-food stores and Japanese markets.

Flaxseed oil, pressed from flaxseeds, is a valued as a source of omega-3 fatty acids. It is highly perishable, so store in the refrigerator and use as soon as possible. Available at natural-foods stores.

Nutrition Facts

53 calories; 4.6 g total fat; 0.4 g saturated fat; 135 mg sodium. 13 mg potassium; 2.3 g carbohydrates; 0.1 g fiber; 0.1 g protein; 12 IU vitamin a iu; 3 mg vitamin c; 2 mcg folate; 2 mg calcium; 1 mg magnesium;