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Asian salad dressing being poured into a clear bowl with asian salad ingredients.

Asian Salad Dressing and Marinade Recipe

Quick Asian Salad Dressing and Marinade will breathe new life into your lunch routine. Packed with ginger and sesame, it’s fantastic on noodles, slaw or any salad you can dream up. And since it does triple duty as a marinade and dipping sauce, this recipe is a win-win-win.
Course Pantry
Cuisine Asian
Keyword salad dressing
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 73kcal
Author Meggan Hill


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil


  • In a small jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine oil, vinegar, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, ginger, and sesame oil. Shake vigorously until combined. Or, combine all ingredients in a blender and process until uniformly combined.
  • Allow flavors to blend at room for at least 30 minutes. Or, refrigerate for up to 4 days.



Adapted from The America's Test Kitchen Healthy Family Cookbook.
For gluten-free soy sauce alternatives, use La Choy or Kikkoman's gluten-free soy sauce. Coconut aminos are also a great alternative. 


Calories: 73kcal