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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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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...

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 ...

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...