Sesame Ginger Sauce

Adapted from Cooking Up the Good Life, by Jenny Breen

4 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
1/8 cup chopped garlic (about 5 cloves)
1 – 2 inches fresh ginger root, peeled and chopped or grated
¼ cup tamari
2 tablespoons tahini
Juice from 1/2 lemon (~2 tablespoons)
2 tablespoons maple syrup


  1. Sauté ginger and garlic in 2 tablespoons of olive oil for 2 to 3 minutes to infuse the oil with the flavors. Set aside to cool.
  2. Whisk the remaining oil with the tamari, tahini, lemon juice, and maple syrup. Then add the cooled ginger and garlic.