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Prep 10 mins
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Japanese Salad Dressing The pungent miso also adds vitamins, protein, and nutrients to this healthy, low-fat dressing, which contains just a 1/4 teaspoon of sesame oil. Serve drizzled on top of a simple salad of iceberg lettuce and shaved carrots.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small bowl, combine miso and sugar.
  2. Add mirin, water, soy sauce, sesame oil, and sesame seeds.
  3. Stir until well blended.
  4. Serve over lettuce and carrot slices.
  5. Toss to combine.
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5 5

This is a terrific "Golden Oldie Recipe". If you like the flavour of miso you'll love this. I did find it a bit too thick though. So I added some rice vinegar, fish sauce and a lot of white wine till I got the consistency I wanted. Really good in my opinion.

5 5

Great! Very tasty and not too salty or too overpowering. I must admit I am a fan of miso though, so perhaps if you don't like miso give it a miss, or try it with Shiro (white) miso for a milder flavour? I used Awase miso which was really tasty! I served this with a very Japanese-style salad of cabbage and tomato, with a bit of carrot, spring onions and green pepper! Thanks!

2 5

In my opinion, the dressing was very salty.