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Yoko’s Japanese Salad Dressing Recipe-9608

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Housewife Yoko Meinhardt-Leye learned to make this delicious dressing from a family cook at her home in Japan, It is wonderful over lettuce or assorted lightly steamed vegetables.

Yield: Makes ¼ cup


  • 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dark Oriental sesame oil
  • ½ teaspoon wasahi (Japanese horseradish paste)
  • ½ teaspoon toasted sesame seeds, smashed in a mortar with a pestle
  • ¼ teaspoon sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon white miso paste
  • ½ teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon grated carrot
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh chives


Combine all of the ingredients except the chives in a blender and purée until smooth. Stir in the chives.

© 1992 Molly O'Neill

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 4 servings.

491kcal (25%)
7mg (1%)
1mg (1%)
18mcg RAE (1%)
0mg (0%)
113mg (5%)
8g (39%)
55g (84%)
0mg (1%)

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