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Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing

Restaurant Style Ginger Salad Dressing

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Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing Restaurant Style

Homemade Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing tastes just like your favorite sushi restaurant. So quick and easy to make too. A must have for your sushi take out night. Just whip out this quickly and have that restaurant style salad to pair with the sushi.

Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing Restaurant Style

How to use wholesome ingredients to make a restaurant style Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing?

I am always a big fan of this ginger salad dressing, which has an appetizingly delicious ginger flavor, with a hint of sweet, sour and more. If you are searching for a restaurant style copycat made of wholesome ingredients, I am so glad you are here.

Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing Ingredients

Ginger, needless to say, is the first and primary ingredient. I highly recommend you use organic ginger if possible. They are much smaller compared to the regular ones, with a much more pigmented golden hew. More importantly, they have a much pleasantly stronger flavor and taste. Organic ginger reminds me of turmeric.

Peanut butter is one of the key ingredients that provides an aromatic, creamy taste and flavor. You can also use sesame butter (Tahini) or almond butter as a substitute.

Red onion and ketchup are the source of the reddish orange color. Rice vinegar, light soy sauce, minced garlic, freshly ground black pepper, freshly squeezed lemon juice all add to the flavor.

For oil, I usually use avocado oil, which is one of my favorite cooking and baking oils. You can also use peanut oil or canola oil. Do not use olive oil, as they have such an over-powering smell and flavor that may alter the taste and flavor of the dressing.

Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing Restaurant Style

Useful kitchen tools and gadgets

A blender with total crushing technology makes it easier to blend everything together and smooth. A compact food processor helps to mince the ingredients first before adding to the blender. For instance, use it to mince garlic and ginger first. A hand citrus juicer is a handy gadget to squeeze lemon juice.

Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing Restaurant Style

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Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing Restaurant Style

Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing Restaurant Style

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Homemade Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing tastes just like your favorite sushi restaurant. So quick and easy to make too. A must have for your sushi take out night. Just whip out this Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing and have that restaurant style salad to pair with the sushi.

Ingredients

  • 35 g ginger root, organic preferred
  • 35 g red onion, about 1/4 small sized red onion
  • 40 g peanut butter, see notes
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil, see notes
  • 1/3 cup rice vineger, organic preferred
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 4 tsp light soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp ketchup, organic preferred
  • 2 tsp cane sugar, organic preferred
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp Himalayan pink salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper, freshly ground
  • 2 tsp lemon juice, freshly squeezd

Instructions

  1. Gather ingredients.
    Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing Ingredients
  2. Cut ginger, red onion into slices. Peel garlic. Use a compact food processor to mince into small pieces.
    ginger and red onion slices
  3. Add all ingredients including minced ginger, red onion and garlic into a blender, turn on the blender and blend for 30 seconds, or till it turn into a smoothie.
    Add ginger salad dressing ingredients into the blender
  4. Use a silicone spatula to scrape off the blender wall, mix well. Turn on the blender and blend for another 30 seconds or so.
    Blend Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing
  5. All done! Store the dressing in a glassware in the refrigerator and use for the next 3-5 days.
  6. For a quick and easy Japanese style salad, use iceberg lettice, carrots and cucumber.
    Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing Restaurant Style

Notes

This recipe makes about 1 3/4 cup of dressing.

Helpful Ingredients:

Organic ginger root, all-natural peanut butter (or use sesame butter {Tahini}, or almond butter), organic ketchup, organic rice vinegar, light soy sauce, avocado oil or peanut oil.

Useful Kitchen Gadgets:

Kitchen scale, Blender with powerful crushing, compact food processor, silicone spatula, wood cutting board, chef's knife.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 153Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 456mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 1gSugar: 4gProtein: 2g

Nutrition calculation is provided by Nutritionix to the best knowledge per ingredients description and isn't always accurate.

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