Introducing our Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing, a delightful condiment that captures the essence of hibachi steak houses! In just 5 minutes, you can create this all-natural dressing, devoid of preservatives or additives. With its fresh ginger, onion, and a blend of wholesome ingredients, it adds a burst of Japanese flavor to your salads!
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Why I Love This Recipe
This Japanese ginger dressing is a quick and easy way to elevate your salads. It’s vegetarian and vegan-friendly, making it suitable for a wide range of dietary preferences. The dressing boasts a delightful balance of flavors, with the freshness of ginger, the tanginess of rice vinegar, and a touch of sweetness from ketchup and your choice of sweetener.
What’s even better is that all you have to do is add all the ingredients in a food processor and blend together. Whether you’re a salad enthusiast or looking for a healthier dressing option, this recipe is a must-try! Crafted with all-natural ingredients, it’s perfect for health-conscious individuals who appreciate the simplicity of homemade dressings. Much like our Caesar Dressing and Miso Salad Dressing recipes, crafting this dressing is a breeze!
- Ginger– fresh ginger.
- Onion – yellow or brown onion.
- Garlic– fresh garlic.
- Rice Vinegar – Rice Vinegar distilled from rice used in Asian cuisine. Can sub with distilled white vinegar.
- Ketchup – regular ketchup. Can use Sugar Free Ketchup for a low-carb version.
- Soy Sauce – low-sodium Soy Sauce preferred. Can also use tamari for gluten-free.
- Sweetener – use your preferred sweetener.
- Neutral Oil – no taste or flavor.
- Lemon – fresh lemons.
- Salt – sea salt preferred.
- Black Pepper – ground.
Essential Kitchen Equipment
Step 1 Combine fresh peeled ginger, onion, garlic, rice vinegar, ketchup, soy sauce, sweetener, neutral cooking oil, lemon juice, sea salt, and black pepper in a blender or food processor. Blend until the mixture is smooth and well combined.
Step 2 Pour the dressing over your salad of choice.
To complete your meal, consider serving it alongside traditional Japanese dishes like Tofu Miso Soup, which complements the dressing’s flavors perfectly. For a hibachi-style feast, it’s an excellent choice to accompany particular hibachi style dishes like Benihana Style Hibachi Chicken and Garlic Chicken Fried Rice. This combination will elevate your dining experience to at home hibachi meal!
Frequently Asked Questions
Is this dressing suitable for vegetarians and vegans?
Yes, this dressing is vegetarian and vegan-friendly as it contains no animal products.
Is this dressing gluten-free?
It can be made gluten-free by simply using gluten-free tamari soy sauce as an alternative to regular soy sauce.
Use an airtight container and place it in the refrigerator. The dressing will maintain its quality for 7-10 days when properly stored.
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Watch How To Make It
Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing
- Gather all the ingredients.
- Peel skin off ginger.
- In a food processor or blender, add in all the ingredients and pulse until evenly blended.
- Serve on top of your favorite salad greens.