Nona's Japanese Creamy Sesame Salad Dressing

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Rinshinomori

My Dad is very fond of a creamy sesame dressing found in Japanese restaurant near him and has asked me if I can come up with something close to it. I tasted it, tasted it, and tasted it and came to a conclusion that it's a commercial based salad dressing with raw eggs, very sharp vinegar taste reminiscent of kewpie mayonnaise taste and something else I could not pinpoint. That salad dressing is good, but when you taste it by itself, I realize there were lots of stablizers, preservatives, and chemical taste that I did not like. But still, I had to come up with something for Dad because he was paying $5 for a cup of this dressing and he was going through it quickly. This is my rendition and I think much tastier one that I am proud of. You can easily grind roasted sesame seeds in coffee grinder for 1 second or you can mortar and pestle. It should only be partially ground

Top Review by Cinnamon Turtle

Mmmm...very nice salad dressing and veggie dip. I thought it was especially nice with peppery things like daikon, red radishes, and turnips. As written, I found it a bit too salty. The second time I made it, I reduced the salt to 1/2 tsp and the msg to 1/4, which seemed just right. It was super simple to mix together in a jar with a hand blender. Thanks for sharing your creation with us. I'm know I'll be making it often.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Blend all ingredients thoroughly and refrigerate. Keeps for 2 to 3 weeks in refrigerator.

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