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5 from 4 votes

Creamy Sesame Salad Dressing

A creamy Asian flavored dressing that goes on just about anything. Use it as a sauce on burgers or rice bowls, a dressing on coleslaw or salad, or as a dip for rice crackers or raw veggies. This is so good, I was licking it off the spoon!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Dips, Dressings, Sauces and Spreads
Cuisine: American, Asian Inspired
Diet: Vegan
Servings: 6
Calories: 83kcal


  • ½ cup raw cashews (soaked for at least 1 to 2 hours if you do not have a high speed blender)
  • ¼ cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoons soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 green onion sliced
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1-2 tablespoons pure maple syrup to taste
  • dash of sriarcha
  • salt/pepper to taste
  • 1-2 tablespoon(s) of water to thin if needed


  • Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth.
  • If you like a thinner dressing, add 1 tablespoon of water at a time and blend again until desired consistency is reached.


~ This recipe can easily be doubled.
~ Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge.


Calories: 83kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 156mg | Potassium: 22mg | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.7mg