Asian Salad Dressing
Quick Asian salad dressings are easy to make and drizzle over everything, from tofu to mixed greens to chicken salad. These simple Asian salad dressings rely on ingredients like ginger, sesame, and soy to create their exotic flavor.
In 15 minutes, this easy dinner salad with cashews and ramen noodles is ready to eat.
Toss this light soy-ginger dressing with a bag of slaw mix and roasted peanuts for a nutritious side dish on stir-fry night. The recipe uses canola oil and sesame oil, which are both good choices as part of a balanced diet.
This side-dish salad tastes great with burgers or pulled pork sandwiches. Or you can toss the slaw with shredded chicken or chopped cooked ham for a main-dish salad.
The dressing for this warm potato salad takes an Asian twist with sesame oil and ginger.
For a refreshing side-dish salad, toss snow peas, water chestnuts, and sweet pepper with a sesame and soy dressing.
Aromatic Thai seasonings in the oil and vinegar dressing blend deliciously with ground beef and fresh salad greens.
If you like the mix of warm ground beef and salad greens typical of a taco salad, why not try a Thai twist? This is an equally enticing mix of spicy meat, matchstick vegetables, and cool greens.
The quick-chilling in ice water stops the cooking process of the asparagus and carrots so they don't overcook and go limp in this recipe.
Here's fusion cuisine (in this case, a hybrid of Asian and European cooking) fast. As the tuna is quick-grilled to seal in the juices, a soy-honey sauce with a touch of heat from crushed red pepper caramelizes, creating a beautiful and delicious glaze.
Grill or broil the boneless pork chops for this Asian-style main-dish salad. Cucumber and iceberg lettuce temper the heat from the spicy peanut dressing.
Napa cabbage (also called Chinese cabbage) is a long, pale yellow-green cabbage with a tightly packed head. The leaves are crisp and wrinkly, and the flavor is mild and faintly sweet.
Bottled dressing won't be in the picture again when you learn the basic techniques behind how to make salad dressing. It's easy--just remember a few simple tricks.