Sesame-Ginger Dressing

July/August 1996

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Mix this zippy dressing with shredded napa cabbage for an Asian slaw, use it to dress a chicken or pasta salad or dip in cucumber slices.

Sesame-Ginger Dressing

Makes: About 1/2 cup

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  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon chopped scallions
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey


  1. Mash the garlic clove and rub the inside of a small bowl with it; discard. Add mayonnaise to the bowl along with ginger, scallions, vinegar, soy sauce, sesame oil, mustard and honey; stir to blend.


Per tablespoon: 54 calories; 5 g fat (1 g sat, 1 g mono); 4 mg cholesterol; 3 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 0 g fiber; 128 mg sodium; 8 mg potassium.

Exchanges: 1 fat

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