Low Calorie Asian Salad Dressing-Asian Dressing

Homemade dressing
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  • 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 1/2 Cups (24 servings)
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Asian-inspired ingredients lend a lot of flavor, without adding calories, to this simple Asian salad dressing. If you are wondering where to find bottled, minced garlic, look in the produce section at the grocery store. It is usually near the fresh garlic. It is a very convenient product, used often in Asian cooking, eliminating the need to peel and mince fresh garlic cloves.

What You'll Need

  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/3 cup vinegar (rice)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce (low-sodium)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic (bottled and minced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger (ground)
  • 1/4 teaspoon chile paste
  • 1 lime (juice)

How to Make It

1. Pour all ingredients, except for cilantro, into a blender.

2. Blend on high for about 10 seconds, or until the mixture is smooth, and free of clumps.

3. Add the 1/4 cup of chopped cilantro to the dressing mixture, and transfer to a clean jar or bottle. Make sure that the container you choose has a tight fitting lid to avoid spillage. Store in the refrigerator.

Makes 1 1/2 cups

Per Serving Calories 5