Asian Sesame Spiralized Carrots

Asian Sesame Spiralized Carrots

I often crave teriyaki sauce. I think it stems from my love affair with teriyaki...

Asian Sesame Spiralized Carrots

I often crave teriyaki sauce. I think it stems from my love affair with teriyaki tofu stir fries, which were the first dinner meals I learned how to make in my college apartment.

Usually when I crave teriyaki, it’s with chicken or shrimp and then I’m torn as to what to serve the protein with.

Thankfully, now, I have this spiralized sesame salad in my recipe arsenal and of course, so do you!

Asian Sesame Spiralized Carrots

This salad couldn’t get any easier – you just toss everything together in a bowl! It’s perfect for those last minute, “What do I make for dinner?” situations.

So what can you pair it with? Teriyaki grilled chicken, some chili shrimp, or even just add some quinoa and avocado, and you have a light sesame salad.

If you are having trouble finding large enough carrots for the spiralizer, try subbing in zucchini noodles – they’ll work great as well, just let them sit a bit longer so they can soften up.

That’s all I have in regards to today’s recipe! In other news, tomorrow, I’m officially announcing an exciting new project I’ve been working on, going live on YouTube TONIGHT at 8pm, so make sure you’re subscribe to my YouTube channel to get alerted once the video and announcement is posted (announcement will be in the description of the video, but I’ll announce it on the blog tomorrow!)

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Nutritional Information & Recipe

Weight Watchers SmartPoints*: 4 points

*These points were calculated using the official Weight Watchers SmartPoints calculator. We are in no way affiliated with Weight Watchers, we are providing this information based on popular demand.

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Asian Sesame Spiralized Carrots

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2


  • 1 large carrot peeled, Blade D, noodles trimmed
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds
  • 1.5 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 heaping teaspoon fresh ginger peeled and grated
  • 1.5 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 scallions diced
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • Combine all of the ingredients into a large bowl and toss well. Let sit for 10 minutes in the refrigerator so that the carrots soften or serve immediately.

Asian Sesame Spiralized Carrots

with love, Ali

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  • Looks simple and wonderful. And, per usual, I am in awe of your plating. Do you share how you get your veggie noodles so perfectly twirled, or is it a trade secret? ;-) Hehe!
  • Is that supposed to be sesame oil? Or is sesame soil something I haven't heard of yet??
    • I think sesame soil is like sesame oil, only it has lots more fiber! Ha! (Typos happen, it's why I'm gainfully employed as a copy editor/proofreader for an advertising agency!)
      • LOL
  • Ali- do you use toasted sesame oil or regular in your recipe? Looks fabulous, I'm going to try it this weekend!
    • I use regular sesame oil, but you could definitely use toasted!
  • Ali, my spiralizer has three blades. Will you please show me a pic of the "D" blade. Thanks
    • Carol, the spiralizer that Ali sells has 4 different blades... the ones purchased from other sources that look quite abit like hers have only three blades... when she calls for Blade D, just use Blade C. Hope this helps...
  • Made this tonight to pack in my and hubby's lunches tomorrow. It came together in less than 5 minutes and tastes great!
  • To get spiralized carrot noodles I usually have to get large ones to spiralize, seated and anchored properly, unfortunately they are usually held-over last fall's harvest,big but dried out etc. Fresh young new carrots are much smaller (although juicer and better tasting) but they don't spiralize very well! What, do we now need... a Mini-spiralizer?!
  • Where do you find sesame soil?
  • Hi Ali, where is your recipe for the cheese sauce you did with nutrtional yeast and cauliflower. This recipe is delicious and quick too!!!
  • I made this the other night and my 'meat and potatoes' man loved it. I added some cooked ground free range elk and I fried the noodles for 2-3 mins to make it more of a stir fry vs a salad. Loved it. Thanks so much.
  • Your spiralized carrots look absolutely delish. Just spiralized a bunch of carrots and going to try this recipe tonight. Your plating is a work of art. Can't wait to try it.
    • Hi Lynne! Let us know how it turned out!
      • Hiya Carly... Would have been great, but I screwed it up by putting in too much ginger. LOL... my bad! Will try this recipe again and maybe leave the ginger out (not a big fan). Love the rest of the recipes though! Will try them as well. Tried something new of my own today and it came out pretty good. Had some fresh tomatoes and threw one in my Bullet with a drop of celery salt & hot sauce. Great morning pick-me-up!!! Wooo Hooo!!!!
  • I truly love this! Just had it for lunch and it was filling. The only difference for me what that I know sesame oil is really strong, so I used 1/2 the amount. When I tasted it, it was fine so I didn't add any more. Glad I found this site. Looking forward to making more recipes!
  • trader joes has frozen zucchini an d carrot noodles
  • I sauteed this and it was soooo good!