Wafu dressing

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Wafu dressing
Wafu steak.jpg
Wafu steak
Type Salad dressing
Place of origin Japan
Main ingredients Japanese soy sauce, mirin, 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 tosazu, popular in Japan.[1]

The standard wafu dressing consists of a mixture of Japanese soy sauce, rice vinegar, mirin and vegetable oil. There are many variations flavoured with additional ingredients such as aonori, shiso, grated ginger, katsuobushi, umeboshi puree, wasabi or citrus fruits such as lemon or yuzu.[2] Those flavoured with sesame oil are often called chūka-fū dressing (中華風ドレッシング?), meaning "Chinese style dressing".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Takayuki Kosaki & Walter Wagner (2013). Authentic Recipes from Japan. Tuttle Publishing. ISBN 9781462905720. Retrieved 29 February 2016. 
  2. ^ Tadashi Ono & Harris Salat (2011). The Japanese Grill: From Classic Yakitori to Steak, Seafood, and Vegetables. Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony. p. 163. ISBN 9781607740667. Retrieved 29 February 2016. 
  3. ^ Yukari Pratt (October 2007). "Beat the heat with special summertime salads". Metropolis. Archived from the original on 18 October 2007. Retrieved 29 February 2016. 

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