Making Asian Salad Dressing Recipes

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Did you know that there are hundreds of different recipes for Asian salad? Each one as creative and delicious as the next. Its base isn’t just a cup of expensive oil, however, making this Asian salad dressing recipe the ultimate! And even better for you.

The base of any good Asian salad dressing recipe starts with quality ingredients. It has to be fresh, natural, organic, and natural tasting. The most common ingredients used are rice vinegar, lemon juice, ginger, garlic, tomatoes, cilantro, coriander leaves, and various spices. You can use as much or as little as you like but in general you want to use at least two tablespoons of each ingredient for the recipe to be successful. If you find that any one of the ingredients is overpowering or too “sharp”, simply lessen the amount of that ingredient.

The most popular base ingredients for an Asian salad dressing recipe are soy sauce and sesame oil. You can find these two items in any Asian market and they will be available in bottle form or jar form. Be sure to read up on which types of sauces are best for what types of dishes you are serving. For example, if you are serving chicken, then use a light, mellow soy sauce and if you are using beef, then use a light marinade flavored with ginger and garlic to give your dish a more Asian flavor.

Asian Salad Dressing Recipe

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When preparing your Asian salad dressing recipe, you will also need to add fresh ginger, garlic, sesame oil, and lemon juice. When it comes to adding these ingredients, I like to mix them all together in a bowl and gently mix until they are blended. You don’t want them to be clumpy.

You’ll also need to adjust your cooking time based on the type of dishes you are preparing. For instance, most Asian salad dressings recipes call for you to take the ingredients and mix them together at room temperature. This can sometimes lead to a stiff texture because the mixture needs to sit and rest. If you cook it longer, it will become as difficult to blend as it would be to stir a vegetable. Therefore, start out by taking the items and mixing them at 45-minute intervals, rather than quickly.

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You might also find that you want to add a little bit of sesame oil to your Asian salad dressing recipe. The reason I do this is that sesame oil is very rich in enzymes, protein, and Vitamin E. Furthermore, the oils from sesame seeds add a slight bit of seasonings to your dishes. Another excellent additive for this type of recipe is peanut oil, as it is slightly less oily.

Be sure to also use high-quality ingredients in order to get the best results. For instance, if you choose to make a batch of Asian salad dressings using a sesame seed dressing, then you want to make sure you use only the freshest ingredients that are available. Using old or “junk” ingredients can result in your dishes tasting flat, or even worse, not at all. In addition to using fresh ingredients, you should also be sure to use high-quality cooking oil. Do not use vegetable oil; this will simply make the food taste bland and less appealing to those eating it.

Bottom Line

As with any recipe, there are a few things you should keep in mind as you prepare your Asian salad dressing. For starters, ensure that you stir your dressing ingredients thoroughly during the process. Also, be certain to add your vegetables at the end of the cooking process, to help soak up all the excess flavors and nutrients. You can store the leftover sauce in a sealed container in your refrigerator for up to a week, allowing it to improve its texture and flavor.

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