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Japanese Sesame Dressing

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5 from 9 reviews


Creamy and full of flavour, this Japanese sesame dressing is delicious over salads, vegetables, tofu, noodles and more!


  • 1 1/2 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 1/2 tbsp roasted sesame butter
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp vegan Japanese mayo (or substitute regular vegan mayonnaise)
  • 1 1/22 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp mirin
  • 12 tsp unsweetened soy milk to thin (optional)


  1. Add toasted sesame seeds to a motor and pestle and grind until grounded. 
  2. Add all the remaining ingredients except the soy milk to a bowl and whisk to combine. Add soy milk little by little until you reach your desired consistency. 
  3. Use over fresh salad, tofu, noodles or as a dipping sauce. Enjoy!


  • Helpful Equipment: suribachi (Japanese motor and pestle), whisk
  • Nutritional Information Disclaimer: Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated on an online tool (Cronometer). 
  • Prep Time: 5 minute
  • Category: sauces & dressings
  • Method: mixing
  • Cuisine: vegan, japanese


  • Serving Size: 1 tbsp