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Spinach Goma Ae

Chef Masa Sugita,
Yujiro Japanese Restaurant

Getting your daily dose of iron is easy with this mouthwatering spinach dish. A hint of sweetness and speckle of sesame seeds dress up this healthy vegetable.

6 Tbsp sesame seeds
4 Tbsp soy sauce
4 Tbsp sugar
4 Tbsp water

Goma Ae
1 bunch of spinach
4 cups water
2 Tbsp salt


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together all ingredients.

Goma Ae

  1. In a large pot, bring water to boil and add salt.
  2. Boil spinach for 20 secs. Strain and run under ice water.
  3. Strain spinach again and squeeze dry.
  4. Using a spoon, mix in dressing.

Yield 4 servings


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