Recipe by uno13
"Perfect sesame dressing for Chinese chicken salad. Add a splash of hot sauce if you like it spicy."
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seasoned rice vinegar
white sugar, or to taste
toasted sesame seeds
Next time I will try less oil and honey instead of sugar.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Easy Sesame Dressing
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 125
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