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Remodelaholic Japanese Salad 3

Japanese Spinach Salad


  • 1 bunch fresh spinach You can also use one box/bag of frozen spinach instead of fresh.
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup sesame seeds, roasted & ground
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce


  • Wash spinach and remove most of the long stems. Break with fingers or chop with a knife into small pieces.
  • Cook fresh spinach in a small pan with a bit of water until wilted. If using frozen spinach, cook in the microwave until thawed.
  • Thoroughly squeeze excess water from the cooked spinach and place in a small serving dish. 
  • In another bowl, combine the remaining ingredients together. 
  • Taste the dressing mixture to make sure the flavor is to your liking. The flavor should be sweet and nutty. The dressing will look kind of like a paste. 
  • Once you're satisfied with the dressing flavor, pour it onto the spinach leaves and rub it in with your fingers until the leaves are evenly coated.
  • Serve salad at room temperature.