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ieee488 Jun 12, 2007 02:36 PM

I love the salad dressing that they put on salads in the Japanese restaurants.

Was wondering if anyone has a recipe for making it.

  1. digkv Jun 15, 2007 04:00 PM

    Are you talking about like a sweet-sour dressing? It could be a miso salad dressing (haven't tried this recipe) http://www.culinarycafe.com/Salads/Japanese_Dressing.html or it could be like a carrot ginger dressing (haven't tried this either) http://www.foodnetwork.com/food/recip...

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      ieee488 Jun 29, 2007 02:45 PM

      I know definitely for sure it's not miso.

      It could be the carrot-ginger dressing. The ones in the restaurant has a orangey color.

    2. Sam Fujisaka Jun 12, 2007 06:04 PM

      Chopped green onion/chives, neutral oil, salt, freshly ground black pepper, vinegar, sugar, and fresh finely ground (almost to a paste) toasted sesame seed.

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        howchow Jun 14, 2007 07:15 AM

        sam - i tried your dressing last night - i think my proportions were off - it was more like tahini than a dressing - can you tell me the proportions you use - thanks.

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          Sam Fujisaka Jun 14, 2007 08:20 AM

          Chow, thats funny--sorry. Obviously too much sesame. For the sesame seed, just toast about a Tbsp until almost dark and then grind. The rest is just a "normal dressing" to taste. Hope this helps. I would be more detailed, but just put such stuff together by sight and taste.

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            howchow Jun 14, 2007 12:54 PM

            thanks - understood. i used about a tbsp of each the sesame, oil and vinegar...so will try again.

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          Hoss Jun 15, 2007 03:56 PM

          I make one like this using rice vinegar, and instead of sesame paste, shiro (white) miso

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          Jibe Jun 12, 2007 04:26 PM

          Try this:

          http://www.benihana.com/recipe.asp?wh...

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