Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing

Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing


"This is a great dressing just like the kind they serve in the Japanese steakhouses."


5 m servings 170 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 170 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 18 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 3g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.5 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 312 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, lemon juice, garlic, ginger, mustard, honey and pepper. Once these are thoroughly combined, add the oil in a steady stream, whisking constantly. When all of the oil is incorporated into the dressing, pour into a glass jar and chill until serving.
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  1. 144 Ratings


This is one of the best Ginger dressings I have ever tasted. The only 2 things I do differently are add 2 tablespoons of rice vinegar and use a grinding bowl instead of mincing the ginger. Gri...

This is FANTASTIC, and tastes like the japanese steakhouses! I added 1 T. of rice wine vinegar to cut the oil taste, and 1 t. of white pepper as a substitute for the black pepper, put all but ...

Great recipe! Though at first it came out bitter for me. I didn't give up though! I added a T. of rice wine vinegar like someone suggested and it helped a lot! But I added something else--white ...

This ginger dressing is very good, but it isn't what I'm looking for. I would like the one that they serve on salads in restaurants like Benihanas. I wonder if it needs sugared ginger?

If I have to give this a star, it can only be 1! It was horrible!! I LOVE japanese restaurants and been to a few in my time and NONE of them serve a dressing that even "looks" like this one. ...

My boyfriend loves it! He says it tastes better than you can get in a restaurant, the only problem is it is now the only dressing he will eat!

I followed the recipie to the "T" and it tasted nothing like Ginger dressing.

Tangy, flavorful and delicous. I made a marinated grilled chicken salad with the Peanut Cilantro dip on this site and this dressing. Add some fresh mango and red pepper strips and cashews. It is...

This was quite nice. I just poured it over a simple salad and I liked the ginger, garlicky taste it added.