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Homemade sesame-ginger vinaigrette in a ceramic bowl with a whisk

Sesame-Ginger Vinaigrette

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  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: About 1/2 cup 1x
  • Category: Sauces
  • Cuisine: Asian


This homemade sesame-ginger vinaigrette is great on salads, noodles, and grain bowls. It doubles as a stir-fry sauce or dipping sauce for dumplings.


  • 1-inch knob fresh ginger, peeled and minced (1 tablespoon)
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
  • 3 tablespoons tamari or soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon organic canola or other neutral-tasting oil
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup or runny honey
  • 1 tablespoon seasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil


  1. In a bowl, whisk together all the ingredients. Taste and adjust the seasonings, if needed. 
  2. Alternately, combine all the ingredients in a jar and shake to combine. Store in the fridge for up to 1 week.


  • Serving Size: 2 tablespoons
  • Calories: 90
  • Fat: 8.7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.1 g

Keywords: dressing, vinaigrette, asian, sesame, ginger