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Japanese Salad Dressing Recipe
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Japanese Salad Dressing

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"A perfect blend of flavors for a salad dressing that will get you rave reviews. Serve at once or refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 5 days. Shake or stir well before serving."

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  • PREP

    15 mins

    15 mins


  1. Pulse ginger, onion, and celery in a food processor until thoroughly combined. Scrape down sides of food processor with a spatula. Add soy sauce, lime juice, sugar, ketchup, and pepper; process until combined, 10 to 20 seconds. Stream oil in a thin stream into the mixture with the processor running; process until well blended.
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Sep 16, 2012

Just made this today, tasted great! Replaced vegetable oil with olive oil. Gingery flavour, but overall great dressing.

May 02, 2014

I tried this recipe and its really good. I made a few changes. Now I think it's perfect. Changes are: I added 1 cleaned raw carrot, cilantro instead of celery, 2T sugar, 1/4 c. sesame oil, and 1 tsp. red pepper flakes, 1/4 c sesame seeds. I put all ingredients in blender until smooth. Refrigerate.

May 18, 2013

Just made this and love it! I added 1 tablespoon of light sesame oil with the veg oil. It is yummy! Just had this on a salad for lunch. Can't wait for supper to have some more!

Dec 27, 2014

I found a similar recipe on a different site and decided to do a combo of the two. For the oil I used peanut oil instead of the vegetable oil and I used lemon juice instead of lime. I did not make as written so it is hard for me to rate this recipe but the one thing I think this recipe is missing is vinegar. I replaced some of the soy sauce with rice vinegar and it came out spot on to what is served at our favorite Japanese Steakhouse.

Nov 25, 2013

I'm always nervous to try a recipe with so few reviews, but i had company over and gave it a shot. Perfect! I didn't have fresh ginger so used powdered and reduced oil to 1/3 cup. Otherwise followed recipe exactly. An absolute hit. I'm making it again for a luncheon tomorrow. Highly recommend if you like the hibachi-restaurant favorite!

Mar 10, 2014

I would add less vinegar next time and use fesh ginger (I cheated and used the ginger in a tube.) it has a fresh taste though.

Feb 06, 2015

This has a nice, fresh flavor. Like some others, I reduce the oil to about 1/3 C and I added a drizzle of sesame oil. I also added a chopped up carrot to the mix in the blender. You don't really notice the taste of the carrot, but it bulks out the dressing with some body. And, hey, more veggies = good, right?

Jan 11, 2015

This recipe was AMAZING! Just bursting with flavor and even better than the dressing I've had in Japanese Restaurants.


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  • Calories
  • 220 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6.3 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 21.9 g
  • 34%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 464 mg
  • 19%

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

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