2 Authentic Japanese Wafu (和風) Dressing Recipes
For a true taste of Japan, try these 2 easy "wafu" Japanese dressings you can make with a few basic Japanese ingredients. The first is a sesame and soy sauce based dressing and the other one is an onion and carrot based dressing.
"Wafu" Japanese Dressings
These have now become widely available so you shouldn't have any problem making your own Japanese dressing that is so much better than the commercial ones. Believe me, it's not that hard with the right ingredients! Here are two easy Japanese dressing recipes you should try at home.
Soy Sauce And Sesame Japanese Dressing
-Ground sesame: 1 Tbsp
-Toasted sesame seeds: 1/2 Tbsp
-Sugar: 1 Tbsp
-Soy Sauce: 2 Tbsp
-Mirin: 2 Tbsp
-Rice vinegar: 2 Tbsp
-Olive oil: 2 Tbsp
-Garlic: 1 clove
Your awesome home-made soy sauce and sesame Japanese dressing.
A few pointers to make a perfect Japanese dressing
Your dressing should taste about the same.
Onion Carrot Wafu Dressing
-Onion: 1/2 of medium size
-Carrot: 1/2 of medium size
-Salt: 1/2 Tbsp
-Sugar: 4 Tbsp
-Soy sauce: 4 Tbsp
-Rice vinegar: 6 Tbsp
-Olive oil: 2/3 cup
-Black pepper: to taste
Freshly made, the onion will give the dressing quite a sharp taste but the sharpness will fade after a few hours.
Give this Japanese dressing a try and impress your friends.
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