Goma Jayu-Ae (Soy and Sesame-Seed Dressing W/ French Beans)

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Title: Goma Jayu-Ae (Soy and Sesame-Seed Dressing W/ French Beans)
Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Japanese, Salads, Vegetables

Ingredients:

1 lb French beans
3/8 pt Niban Dashi
1 pn MSG
1/4 ts Soy Sauce
1 pn Salt
2 1/2 ts Sugar
1 1/2 ts Sake


----------------------------------DRESSING----------------------------------
1 1/2 oz White Sesame Seed, Ground
1 1/2 ts Sugar
2 1/2 tb Sake
5 ts Soy Sauce

PREPARE IN ADVANCE:
Snip off ends of french beans and discard. Cut beans into 1/2" lengths.
Drop them into 3/4 pt of lightly salted boiling water, reduce heat and
cook briskly, about 8-10 minutes until beans are tender but still slightly
resistant to bite. Drain and run under cold water.
Put the Dashi, Sugar, 1/4 t Salt, MSG, Sake and Soy Sauce into a pan.
Bring to a boil. Add the beans, return to boil. Remove from heat and let
cool to room temperature.
DRESSING:
Heat Sake to likewarm over a high heat. Ignite Sake and let burn until
the flame dies out. Pour Sake into a small bowl and let cool to room
temperature. Add all ingredients and mix thoroughly.
TO SERVE:
Toss together the french beans and dressing, serve at room temperature.

From "Recipes-The Cooking of Japan" from Time-Life International, c1965.

File ftp://ftp.idiscover.co.uk/pub/food/mealmaster/recipes/japan1.zip