Cilantro Dressing with ginger and soy

If you're looking for a dressing that brings a burst of freshness and a hint of Asian flair to your salads, look no further! This Cilantro Dressing with Ginger and Soy Sauce is a game-changer. It's perfect for those who love vibrant flavors and want a versatile dressing that can double as a marinade.
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Why You’ll Love This Dressing

  • Fresh and Flavorful: The combination of cilantro and ginger brings a refreshing zing, while soy sauce adds a savory depth.
  • Versatile: Use it on salads, as a marinade for tofu or chicken, or even as a dipping sauce for spring rolls.
  • Easy to Make: You can whip up this dressing in minutes.

Tips for the Perfect Dressing

Adjust to Taste: Feel free to tweak the ingredients to suit your palate. Add more lime juice for extra tang or a bit more honey if you like it sweeter.
Fresh Ingredients: Using fresh cilantro and ginger makes a huge difference in the flavor. You could also add some fresh mint!
Storage: This dressing can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week. Just make sure to give it a good shake before using it.

Serving Suggestions

A vibrant salad is served on a rectangular white plate. The salad features chopped romaine lettuce, halved cherry tomatoes, and avocado pieces, garnished with seeds. A small bowl of cilantro dressing sits at the top left with two blue and white striped-handled spoons placed beside it.

Cilantro Dressing with Ginger and Soy Sauce

Alejandra Graf
If you're looking for a dressing that brings a burst of freshness and a hint of Asian flair to your salads, look no further! This Cilantro Dressing with Ginger and Soy Sauce is a game-changer. It's perfect for those who love vibrant flavors and want a versatile dressing that can double as a marinade.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
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Total Time 10 minutes
Course Basicos
Cuisine Asian inspired
Servings 1 cup
Calories 1.008 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 jar

Ingredients
  

  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • Zest of one lime
  • 1- inch piece of ginger
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves packed

Instructions
 

  • In a blender, combine the lime juice, lime zest, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, and rice vinegar. Blend until smooth.
  • Add the cilantro leaves and olive oil to the blender. Blend again until the cilantro is well incorporated and the dressing is smooth.
    NOTE: You can also add the cilantro and oil after blending the other ingredients and just mix them in. It's not necessary to blend them.
  • Give the dressing a good mix and drizzle it over your favorite salads, roasted veggies, or use it as a dip

Notes

Fresh Romaine Salad with Cilantro Ginger Dressing
  • 2 lettuce Romain heads, washed and cut into pieces
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
Prepare the Romaine Lettuce: Wash the romaine lettuce heads thoroughly under cold running water. Shake off excess water and pat dry with a clean kitchen towel or paper towels. Cut the lettuce into bite-sized pieces and place them in a large salad bowl.
Add Cherry Tomatoes: Rinse the cherry tomatoes and halve them. Add the halved cherry tomatoes to the bowl with the lettuce.
Dice the Avocado: Cut the avocado in half, remove the pit, and scoop out the flesh. Dice the avocado into small cubes and add it to the salad bowl.
Add Pumpkin Seeds: Sprinkle the pumpkin seeds over the salad.
Toss the Salad: Gently toss all the ingredients together to mix them evenly. Be careful not to mash the avocado.
Dress and Serve: Drizzle the Cilantro Dressing with Ginger and Soy Sauce over the salad just before serving. Toss again to coat all the ingredients with the dressing. Serve immediately and enjoy!
 

Nutrition

Serving: 1tablespoonCalories: 1.008kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 5gFat: 108gSaturated Fat: 15gPolyunsaturated Fat: 11gMonounsaturated Fat: 79gSodium: 2.023mgPotassium: 273mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 1.11IUVitamin C: 24mgCalcium: 35mgIron: 2mg
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