Steamed Veggie w Sesame Sauce LowCarbingAsian Cover 2

Steamed Veggie w Sesame Sauce

The BEST Asian Low-Carb/Keto Sesame Sauce recipe for dipping steamed vegetables. The sauce is so addicting and delicious! Net Carb / Serving 5g - 10g. Step by step directions with pictures makes this recipe so quick and easy.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Asian
Keyword asian steamed vegetable, japanese steamed vegetables, keto vegetable, lowcarb vegetable, sesame sauce vegetable
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2



  • 4-6 Spears Asparagus
  • 2-3 Florets Broccoli
  • 4 Inch Burdock Root Gobo
  • 1 Whole Baby Bok Choy
  • 4 Whole Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1/2 Bunch Spinach


  • 3 tbsp Toasted Sesame Seed
  • 1 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Miso
  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 2 tbsp Japanese Sake
  • 2 tsp Rice Vinegar can sub with distilled white vinegar
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Swerve/Monkfruit


  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • Bring Japanese sake to a boil, then remove from heat and side aside.
  • Use a Mortar and Pestle to grind down the Toasted Sesame Seeds until flour like texture is achieved.
  • Grind down garlic or use a garlic press and set aside.
  • In small mixing bowl, combine ground sesame seeds, ground garlic, Miso, Sesame Oil, Soy Sauce, Rice Vinegar, heated Japanese sake, Swerve/Monkfruit and a pinch of salt. Transfer to serving bowl.
  • Prepare all vegetables to your liking.
  • In a fry pan, add enough water to fill ~1/2 inch from the bottom. Add cooking rack inside the fry pan (if you don't have a cooking rack, you can improvise with a ceramic bowl and wire mesh/aluminum foil). Cover and bring the water to a boil.
  • Once water is steaming, cook vegetables as follows: root vegetable 9 minutes, hard green vegetables 6 minutes, soft leafy vegetables 3 minutes
  • Plate all veggies and serve with side dipping sauce.