Japanese Carrot-Ginger Salad Dressing

BY : PUBLISHED : July 16th, 2013 UPDATED: August 17th, 2021

This Japanese-inspired carrot and ginger salad dressing is incredibly simple to make, and extremely useful to have on hand. It’s as good over grilled vegetables as it is as a salad dressing, or you can stir it into soups and stews for a hit of bright, gingery flavor.

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Japanese Carrot-Ginger Salad Dressing

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This Japanese-inspired carrot and ginger salad dressing is incredibly simple to make, and extremely useful to have on hand. It’s as good over grilled vegetables as it is as a salad dressing, or you can stir it into soups and stews for a hit of bright, gingery flavor.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 6 mins
Total Time 11 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Asian, Japanese
Servings 6 servings
Calories 27 kcal
METHOD Blender
DIET Vegan

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup of carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch sections (or use baby-cut carrots)
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 3 Tablespoons of minced fresh ginger
  • 1 Tablespoon of rice vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon of soy sauce
  • 1/2 Tablespoon of neutral (canola, vegetable, etc.) oil
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt

Instructions
 

  • Put the carrots in a bowl, add the water, cover with a plate, and microwave for 5 minutes. Alternately, put the carrots and water in a small pot, bring to a boil, and simmer, covered, for 5 minutes or until the carrots are cooked through.
  • Add the carrots, water, and remaining ingredients to a blender, and puree until smooth. Refrigerate until cold.

Nutrition

Calories: 27kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 378mgPotassium: 89mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 3564IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 9mgIron: 1mg
Keyword asian, carrot, dressing, ginger, Japanese, salad
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