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Citrus Sesame Ginger Dressing & Salad

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Savory sesame oil and soy sauce meet sweet citrus, plus a satisfying kick of fresh ginger.
Prep Time 3 mins
Total Time 3 mins
Servings 10 servings
Calories 100
Author Alyssia Sheikh


Citrus Sesame Ginger Dressing

  • cup extra-virgin olive oil*
  • 2 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp fresh ginger grated (to taste)
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced

Colorful Crunchy Salad (1 serving)

  • 2 cups mixed greens
  • ¼ cup shredded carrot
  • ¼ cup shredded purple cabbage
  • ¼ avocado cubed
  • 2 Tbsp crunchy noodles
  • 1 Tbsp sesame seeds


  • Add all ingredients to a bowl or storage container and whisk well to combine.
  • Serve over salad immediately, or transfer to a jar or container to store. Lasts up to a week in the fridge.
  • Yields 1 ¼ cups dressing.


Note on Oils: 

*If you plan to cook with this dressing (i.e. as a marinade), be sure to use a high smoke point oil!
Extra-virgin olive oil has a low smoke point—meaning it will release toxic byproducts when heated above a certain temperature, and it is best used on cold dishes like salads. For cooking, use high smoke point oils like light or extra-light olive oil, or avocado oil.


Serving: 2Tbsp | Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Fat: 10g | Sugar: 2g