Wafu dressing

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Wafu dressing
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Wafu steak
Type Salad dressing
Place of origin Japan
Main ingredients Japanese soy sauce, rice vinegar, vegetable oil
Variations Chūka-fū dressing
Cookbook: Wafu dressing  Media: Wafu dressing

Wafu dressing (和風ドレッシング wafū doresshingu?), literally "Japanese-style dressing" is a vinaigrette-type salad dressing based on soy sauce, popular in Japan.

The standard wafu dressing consists of a mixture of Japanese soy sauce, rice vinegar and vegetable oil. There are many variations flavoured with additional ingredients such as aonori, shiso, grated ginger, umeboshi puree, wasabi or citrus fruits such as yuzu. Those flavoured with sesame oil are often called chūka-fū dressing (中華風ドレッシング?), meaning "Chinese style dressing".[citation needed]

The word Wafu is a registered trademark of WAFU Inc. for dressings, dips and sauces in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the European Union.[1]


  1. ^ WAFU is a registered trademark of WAFU Inc.: in Canada (Trademark: TMA717186), in the United States (Trademark No.: 77134,522), in Mexico (Trademark Nos.: 1014896 & 1008318) and in the European Union (Trademark No.: 005879523).

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