Grant their wishes: 20% off $150+ with code GOGOGIFTS. Go, go, gifts » details
Enter code GOGOGIFTS at checkout. Offer valid through 11:59pm ET 12/11/16. U.S. only. Certain restrictions and exclusions apply.
🔕 🔔
Loading…

My Basket ()

All questions

What can I substitute for sesame oil?

asked by bebelaur almost 5 years ago
6 answers 5745 views
3639eee1 5e0d 4861 b1ed 149bd0559f64  gator cake
hardlikearmour

hardlikearmour is a trusted home cook.

added almost 5 years ago

Pumpkin seed oil may make an adequate substitute, depending on what the dish is.

C0d1f1de 4134 43ba 9510 1d7a8caa31f3  scan0004
added almost 5 years ago

Pumpkin seed oil, to approximate the toasted sesame taste, should be unrefined for full flavor.

516f887e 3787 460a bf21 d20ef4195109  bigpan
added almost 5 years ago

Sesame oil is unique . I don't think sesame tastes like pumpkin. Maybe use peanut oil and a liberal sprinkle of sesame seed on the dish.

671b6c39 4898 435f 92c5 89cd9b925088  img 3788
added almost 5 years ago

Peanut oil, though it isn't the same. If you are making the sub because of a sesame allergy be really, really careful, though. Most nut oils are contaminated with trace sesame seeds and you are much safer using olive and canola. I accidentally caused someone to go into shock because of contaminated peanut oil :(

33f00148 b116 47f0 8789 76ae3bdb2bbb  photo 1
added almost 5 years ago

If you have sesame seeds instead, you can toast them and use a neutral oil.