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Habanero Heat Salad Dressing

Rated as 4.56 out of 5 Stars

"Slightly sweet salad dressing can sub as a dip, glaze, or marinade for chicken, seafood, or red meat."
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10 m servings 74
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Place the habanero pepper, olive oil, rice vinegar, peanut butter, water, and garlic into a blender, and process until smooth. Add sesame seeds, and pulse once or twice just to mix. Pour into serving bowl.


Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 74 calories; 7.7 0.8 0.8 0 13 Full nutrition

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We made this dressing for the first time last week and have made it 5 times since then. We have shared it with so many people and everyone LOVES it! It is VERY spicy with the habanero in it, bu...

I did not have an habanero pepper, only a jalapeno, so that's what I used. Next time, I will be sure to buy the habanero because what I made needed more heat. I didn't have black seseame seeds...

Loved the fl;avor for this but we used as a dipping type sauce fro grilled veggies that I made. I put it on a garden salad and the taste did not seem to work all that well so maybe a different t...

I really did like this! It grows on you. I can't even say I like it on it's own, but on salad it's great! However, I did make changes. I sauteed the garlic and pepper (jalapeno instead of habane...

I really like this salad. I didn't find rice wine vinegar so I used apple cider vinegar instead. Just found out that I actually needed rice vinegar.

Great recipe!

The flavor is great. I followed the recipe pretty much as it is except I used sesame oil because it's what I had in the pantry. The two tablespoons of peanut butter was a tad too much, so I'll b...

I used a bright orange habanero and removed the seeds and all of the white pith (while wearing gloves and glasses). I chopped it finely before putting in the processor. I followed the recipe to...

I thought this was great. I had to change a bit due to personal preference and pantry limitations. I used half sesame (untoased) and half roasted peanut oil instead of olive oil--personal pref...