Sesame Orange Vinaigrette is a delicious salad dressing recipe with Asian-inspired flavors. It's made with mandarin orange juice, tahini, and sesame oil and is the perfect balance of sweet, tart, and creamy.

Sesame orange vinaigrette in a glass jar with mandarin orange slices on the side.

Why we love this sesame orange vinaigrette

  • The flavors of the mandarin orange juice, sesame oil, and tahini work so well together.
  • It has that sweet and savory thing going on, which we adore.
  • It lasts for a week in your fridge so you can have tasty salads all week long.
  • It's light and summery tasting and just so delicious.
  • Super easy to make. Simply add the ingredients to a jar and shake shake shake.

Try it with our Easy Asian Coleslaw

SAVE FOR LATER: This colorful and delicious Asian Coleslaw Recipe makes the perfect side to any BBQ. It's loaded with crunchy veggies, mandarin oranges, and roasted cashews and tossed in a (mayo-free!) creamy orange sesame dressing. You will LOVE it! | vegan + paleo + gluten-free | #theendlessmeal #coleslaw #asiancoleslaw #salad #asiansalad #sesamedressing #vegan #nomayocoleslaw #paleo #healthycoleslaw

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Sesame orange vinaigrette in a glass jar with mandarin orange slices on the side.

Sesame Orange Vinaigrette

  • Author: Kristen Stevens
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 0 mins
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 3/4 cup 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: Asian

Description

Sesame Orange Vinaigrette is a delicious salad dressing recipe with Asian-inspired flavors. It's made with mandarin orange juice, tahini, and sesame oil and is the perfect balance of sweet, tart, and creamy.


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Ingredients

  • Juice from 1 mandarin orange (about 1/4 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 3 tablespoons each: toasted sesame oil and avocado oil (or another light flavored oil)
  • 2 tablespoons each: rice wine vinegar, honey, and soy sauce (sub coco aminos for paleo)
  • 1/2 teaspoon each: finely minced ginger and garlic

Instructions

  1. Place all the ingredients in a 2 cup glass jar and give it a good shake. It's ready to go when it's creamy.
  2. Note: if your tahini is very thick, mix it with the orange juice first then add the rest of the ingredients and shake.

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