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Easy Sesame Dressing Recipe
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Easy Sesame Dressing

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"Perfect sesame dressing for Chinese chicken salad. Add a splash of hot sauce if you like it spicy."

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Original recipe makes 12 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins

    10 mins


  1. Whisk olive oil, vinegar, sugar, sesame oil, soy sauce, and sesame seeds together in a bowl until dressing is evenly mixed.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 26, 2014

Next time I will try less oil and honey instead of sugar.

Most Helpful Critical Review
May 31, 2014

The dressing was very easy to make, but tasted horrible. I couldn't taste anything but oil. I tried using ground mustard to help to keep the oil from seperating from the rest of the ingredients, but was unsuccessful. I had even tried to make it more flavorful by adding additional soy sauce and rice vinegar, but that didn't make it taste any better either. I would not make this again.


7 Ratings

Jan 29, 2014

I did change this recipe a bit, but I'm giving this a good review because the base is good. I didn't have any sesame oil on hand so I blended some sesame seeds in olive oil and used that. I also added some ground mustard. Another reviewer mentioned that it separated quite a bit. Mustard is an emulsifier so it keeps the oil and vinegar from separating and doesn't change the flavour too much.

Nov 03, 2013

This doesn't emulsify, and I thought it was a bit on the oily side. If I were to make again, I'd cut back on the olive oil. The flavor is good, the dressing just separates too easily.

May 22, 2014

This recipe was really good and I didn't find that it did not emulsify, but before I even saw the reviews, my first thought was honey, not sugar. I don't use sugar very often, but always have honey on hand so that is the first change I made. I would also cut down a bit on the olive oil but only because I only have EVOO in the house and for dressings its a little bitter. Just add a tad more sesame (I love sesame!). Thanks for this recipe.

Dec 15, 2013

It definitely has way too much olive oil. I only put in 6 tablespoons of olive oil and I still thought it was too oily. I do love sesame dressing so I'll try this again. Next time I'll only use 5 tablespoons of olive oil and 2 tablespoons of sugar.


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  • Calories
  • 141 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4.6 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 13.9 g
  • 21%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 256 mg
  • 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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