Wafu salad with sesame soy sauce dressing

|Wafu salad with sesame soy sauce dressing|

Any salad mix can be used to make japanese inspired salad. I usually purchase spring mix or plain romaine lettuce and pair with campari tomatoes cut in halves. There are many types of tomatoes like hothouse, beefsteak or bite sized ones like grape or cherry tomatoes, however I find that medium sized juicy campari tomatoes are in the perfect size to pair with salads.

I will also add nutritious wakame (japanese seaweed), which is loaded with magnesium, iodine, irons and calcium etc. to the salad. all you need to do is to soak the dried wakame in a bowl of water to soften it before serve.

To make your own fresh wafu sesame salad dressing can be easier than you think.

Method for one serving shown in picture:

you’ll need:
– 1 tbsp sesame oil
– 3 tbsp ponzu
– some toasted sesame
– 2 tbsp daikon oroshi (grated radish)
– 1 tsp maple syrup or any types of sugar
– some freshly ground peppers and coarse salt
– add some lemon juice if you desire

The above measurements are rough estimates, i never really follow measurements strictly, in most of the time i always start with less and add on it when i want a certain stronger flavour. please adjust more or less to suit your own taste.



首先,沙律選用的菜可以很隨意,我一般都會購買prewashed有菠菜、火箭菜、生菜等的spring mix或者其他,然後會選用campari番茄切半。番茄種類多,包括有hothouse, beetsteak, 或者迷你的grapes或cherry tomatoes,不少人都會喜歡用大番茄如hothouse切片或者利用整粒cherry tomatoes,不過我覺得最適合配搭沙律的番茄其實是大小適中又多汁而且又容易沾上沙律醬油的campari tomatoes。







3 Comments Add yours

  1. I normally use store-bought sesame soy dressing but it doesn’t seem difficult to make from scratch. Shall give this a try. Thanks for sharing!


    1. If you like coarse sesame dressing it’s always better to make your own, just remember to toast it before you grind! Some people also buy the sesame powder to skip a step, it works well too.

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