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Japanese restaurant salad dressing recipe?

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

Was wondering if anyone has a recipe for making it.

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    1. 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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      1. re: Sam Fujisaka

        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.

        1. re: howchow

          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.

          1. re: Sam Fujisaka

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

        2. re: Sam Fujisaka

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

        3. 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/Ja... or it could be like a carrot ginger dressing (haven't tried this either) http://www.foodnetwork.com/food/recip...

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          1. re: digkv

            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.