8 Asian-Inspired Dressings (Slideshow)
May 7, 2014
With fresh ginger, lemon, chili pepper, peanut butter, and fresh cilantro, this dressing complements salads, noodles, and satay.
Savory? Check. Tangy? Check. A smidge sweet? Check. This well-balanced dressing is inspired by Thai flavor profiles and works with a number of dishes, be it grilled beef salad, splashed on cucumbers as a snack, or as an unique dressing for vegetable slaw.
This Asian vinaigrette recipe gives your basic vinaigrette recipe a kick! The mild heat that it brings will make any salad or vegetable a bit more exciting and will have you wanting to eat your greens more so than usual.
Wasabi, Lemon, and Lime Dressing
If you want a dressing that has a kick and is sprightly, you've met your match! This goes well with a number of dishes, particularly on slaws or tossed with fruit salads for an unexpected twist and burst of flavor!
This sweet and tangy dressing has Thai-inspired flavors of cilantro, fresh mint, and peanuts.
Garlic, Soy, and Honey Dressing
The useful thing about this dressing is that it doesn't only have to be using as a dressing. It can also be served alongside satays or potstickers as a dipping sauce. Or you can baste shrimp or other proteins and vegetables on the grill with this for a hint of sweetness and tang on your barbecued foods. The uses are many and what's best is its easy to make!
Top anything — salad, quinoa, chicken — with this dressing to pack a serious flavor punch with minimal effort.
This oil-free dressing is perfect for your favorite mixed salad or even as a simple vegetable dip.