Ginger Soy Dressing Recipe

By Alexandra Jamieson

Ginger’s clean, spicy flavor works well with soy sauce and sesame oil to create a delicious dressing that may remind you of that theatrical Japanese restaurant chain — you know, the one where they toss their knives around and cook on the hot grill in front of you?

[Credit: ©iStockphoto.com/Juanmonino]
Credit: ©iStockphoto.com/Juanmonino

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Yield: 8 1/2-cup servings

1 tablespoon fresh ginger juice

1/3 cup naturally brewed soy sauce (tamari, shoyu, or Bragg’s Liquid Aminos)

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1/4 cup toasted sesame oil

3 cloves garlic

1/3 cup brown rice vinegar

2 tablespoons real maple syrup, agave nectar, or brown rice syrup

1 tablespoon water

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend for 1 minute.

Marinate your tofu, vegetables, or mixed cooked beans in this dressing for a delicious side dish. You can store it in the refrigerator in an airtight glass jar for up to a week.

Per serving: Calories 206 (183 from Fat); Fat 20g (Saturated 3g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 439mg; Carbohydrate 4g (Dietary Fiber 0g); Protein 1g.