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Japanese Restaurant Style Ginger Dressing (Gluten-free, Paleo, AIP)

  • Author: Michelle
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x


This ginger dressing is a healthy take on the classic salad dressing that you know and love from Japanese restaurants! This recipe is paleo, gluten-free, soy-free, and AIP.


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  • 1 1/2 cup carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1/4 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp ginger, peeled and chopped (see notes)
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos
  • 3 tbsp rice wine vinegar (sub apple cider vinegar for AIP)
  • 2 tsp coconut sugar (omit for whole30)
  • 3/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper (omit for AIP)


  1. Add all of the ingredients to a high-speed blender and blend until fully incorporated. The dressing should be thick and fully cominbed.
  2. Season further to taste as desired.
  3. Store in the fridge and serve over a salad of romaine or iceberg lettuce, shredded carrots, and more ingredients as desired.


All nutritional information are estimations and will vary. Estimations do not include optional ingredients.

If you prefer a spicier/less spicy dressing, adjust the amount of ginger to taste.

  • Prep Time: 10
  • Category: Salad Dressing
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: Japanese Inspired


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 195
  • Fat: 18.3g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.8g
  • Fiber: 1.4g
  • Protein: 0.5g