An absolutely delightful and easy dressing that is perfect for any Asian salad or as a marinade for meats. Simply irresistable with a mild ginger flavor and some heat.

Asian Dressing
Recipe type: Dressings
Serves: 1 Cup
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon or lime juice or cider
  • 2 Tablespoons rice wine vinegar or Balsamic vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove; minced or pressed
  • 2 teaspoons finely minced fresh ginger
  • 1 Tablespoon Tamari or Kikkoman soy sauce
  • salt, to taste
  • black pepper, freshly ground, to taste
  • 1/4 Cup dark Chinese sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot chili oil or sauce (or a few dashes of Cayenne pepper)
  • 1/4 Cup plain lowfat yogurt or buttermilk
  • 1 Tablespoon water; to 2 Tablespoons (depending how thin you want the dressing)
  1. Combine all the ingredients and blend together well.
  2. Store in the refrigerator if you're not using the dressing right away. It will keep for three days.
This recipe makes 1 cup of dressing.

Comments: Whenever you want a salad with the pungent, gingery flavors of the Far East, this is the dressing to use.

Recipe Source: MAIN-DISH SALADS by Martha Rose Shulman

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