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Hot and Sweet Sesame Dressing

Rated as 4.8 out of 5 Stars

"This is a quick and easy Asian-inspired dressing. It would also make a nice marinade or dipping sauce."
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15 m servings 122
Original recipe yields 10 servings


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  1. Stir sugar and apple cider vinegar together in a small saucepan; cook over medium-low heat until sugar is dissolved, scraping sides of the pan to include all sugar granules, 3 to 5 minutes; remove from heat and let cool 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Combine vinegar mixture, olive oil, soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic, and red pepper flakes in a food processor; blend until the garlic and red pepper flakes are tiny, 1 to 2 minutes. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 122 calories; 12.2 3 0.2 0 181 Full nutrition

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The recipe as written is good, but I felt that it was a bit bland. I doubled all of the ingredients, except olive oil. I used garlic powder (instead of fresh) and cayenne pepper (blended better ...

Oustanding, wouldn't change a thing. First, I love the way the dressing thickened up so nicely, as so many Asian salad dressing are too runny. There's no dominant flavor, all ingredients share...

Yum! The first time I did not strain and dressing was good but had too many particles. The 2nd time I strained the dressing and it was delicious. So good I couldn't waste any so I scraped the si...

I made the recipe as written, but used a hot sesame oil for a bit more spiciness. A great Asian dressing that has a nice body to it. I am going to try using this with hot noodles and add fresh...

mmmmm....I also added just a few teeny tiny bits of crystallized ginger. It is very comparable to Kraft Toasted Asian Sesame Dressing- The Kraft is just a tad sweeter than this. I think I will j...