Sumo Citrus Sesame Salad Dressing

If you’re looking for a bright and tangy Asian-inspired salad dressing, this one is a keeper!

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Makes: 4 servings

The Sumo Citrus gives this dressing a delicious orange flavor, which is perfect served with your favorite greens and veggies. Extra flavor boosters in this salad dressing include rice wine vinegar and a hint of toasted sesame oil, plus toasted sesame seeds for additional depth of flavor and texture.

Toasting the sesame seeds is a quick and easy process that is a simple way to add more flavor. This brings out the nuttiness in the sesame seeds and provides extra nutrients to your salad…making it a win-win! Preparing your own salad dressing at home gives you all the control over the quality of ingredients, which is why a simple dressing recipe like this is so great to have on hand. This dressing would also make a delicious marinade for your favorite protein.


2 tsp sesame seeds

Juice of 1 ½ Sumo Citrus

1 tsp toasted sesame oil

1 tsp ginger paste

2 tbsp rice wine vinegar

1 tbsp apple cider vinegar

¼ cup + 1 tbsp olive oil

1 tsp Dijon mustard

1 tsp agave nectar, optional

½ tsp kosher salt

1/8 tsp garlic powder

1/8 tsp black pepper


Preheat a small skillet on medium heat. Add sesame seeds and stir often until beginning to turn light golden brown. Transfer sesame seeds to a bowl to cool. Add all remaining ingredients to another bowl. Whisk well until fully combined, then sesame seeds and stir.


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