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Japanese Salad Dressing

Rated as 4.64 out of 5 Stars

"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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15 m servings 220
Original recipe yields 5 servings (1 1/4 cup)


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  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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 220 calories; 21.9 6.3 0.9 0 464 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

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

Most helpful critical review

Sorry ~ No one cared for this dressing at all.

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

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...

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 ma...

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!

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 foll...

Great recipe. It tastes just like the dressing at a Japanese restaurant. I used olive oil instead of vegetable oil and added two tablespoons of rice vinegar.

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...

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.

This dressing is OMG delicious!! I changed nothing and I will make this every week.