Sesame ginger dressing is easy to make and has tons of flavor. It's a creamy salad dressing that is made with Asian flavors like tahini, sesame oil, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, and rice vinegar. You'll love it poured over your greens or coleslaw!

Serve this dressing over some crunchy greens with some garlic ginger chicken or soy sauce chicken on the side. And if you love this recipe, also check out our sesame orange vinaigrette.

Sesame ginger dressing in a glass jar with a spoon in it.

You'll always find at least one homemade salad dressing in a jar in our fridge, and lately, it's been this one.

The sesame and ginger give it an unmistakably Asian taste and the tahini makes it deliciously creamy.

A little rice vinegar, soy sauce (or coco aminos), some garlic, and a little honey or maple syrup to sweeten the deal are all you'll need to make this recipe.

More uses for this Asian salad dressing

While this is made for salads and coleslaw, it's a versatile recipe.

  • Add some extra tahini (so it's thicker) and use it as a dip.
  • Use it to marinate chicken or tofu.
  • Pour it over rice.

Serve this salad dressing on an Asian noodle salad:

A brightly colored coleslaw with sesame ginger dressing poured over the top.

How to make sesame ginger salad dressing

  1. Grab a bowl, a whisk, and a jar.
  2. Now put the ingredients into the bowl and whisk until the dressing is nice and creamy.
  3. Pour a little onto some greens then put the rest into the fridge for tomorrow's salad.

What to serve with a sesame ginger salad

Turn this into a full meal with one of these mains:

A glass jar filled with sesame ginger salad dressing on a marble table.

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Sesame ginger dressing in a glass jar with a spoon in it.

Sesame Ginger Dressing

  • Author: Kristen Stevens
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 0 mins
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 ⅛ cup 1x
  • Category: Salad Dressing
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: Asian

Description

Sesame ginger dressing is easy to make and has tons of flavor. It's a creamy salad dressing that is made with Asian flavors tahini, sesame oil, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, and rice wine vinegar. You'll love it poured over your greens or coleslaw! 


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Ingredients

  • ¼ cup cooking oil
  • 3 tablespoons EACH: sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, and soy sauce (gluten-free or coco aminos, as needed)
  • 2 tablespoons EACH: tahini and honey (can sub maple syrup)
  • 1 tablespoon finely minced ginger
  • 2 large garlic cloves, minced
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. Whisk the ingredients in a medium-sized bowl until nice and creamy. 
  2. Store for up to a week in your fridge. 

Notes

The sesame seeds in the pictures are only there for looks, but feel free to sprinkle some into the dressing if you'd like!

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Sesame ginger dressing in a glass jar with a spoon in it and the recipe title on top of the picture.