Sesame Wafu Dressing (Japanese-style dressing)

Sesame Wafu Dressing (Japanese-style dressing)I know this recipe has been long overdue. After Kani Salad and Seaweed Salad, Wafu Dressing (lit. “Japanese-style dressing”) might be my most requested pseudo-Japanese recipe. “Pseudo-Japanese?” you say? While we have salads in Japan, and even sesame dressing, but it’s not quite the same as the Wafu Dressing found in Japanese restaurants across the … Continue reading “Sesame Wafu Dressing (Japanese-style dressing)”


  • CourseSalad
  • CuisineJapanese
  • Yield6 servings
  • Cooking Time0 minutes
  • Preperation Time2 minutes
  • Total Time2 minutes


5 tablespoons
rice vinegar
3 tablespoons
nerigoma tahini can be substituted
3 tablespoons
2 teaspoons
soy sauce
2 teaspoons
1/2 teaspoon
onion powder
1/2 teaspoon
fresh ginger grated
1/2 teaspoon


  1. An easy sesame wafu dressing that comes together in minutes.
    Put all the ingredients into a small bowl and whisk until the dressing is smooth and creamy.
  2. Serve the wafu dressing with a salad or as a condiment for meat and seafood.