Lime Sesame Dressing Recipe

If you’re looking for something simple, easy, quick to make packed with flavor, look no further than this lime sesame dressing recipe. It only takes minutes to whip up and tastes fantastic on grain bowls, salads, or greens.

Plus, it’s perfect if you’re going to make some grilled tofu because it brings together all the flavors of classic Asian-inspired dishes in one tasty dressing!

lime sesame dressing in a jar

What are the ingredients?

  • Lime juice, with its sweet and tangy citrus flavor and natural vitamin C, fresh lime juice is the perfect ingredient to add brightness to this salad dressing.
  • Tamari or soy sauce. Use whatever you have in your pantry, or you like. I have both at home. Tamari is a bit stronger in flavor than soy sauce.
  • Rice vinegar. Buy unseasoned rice vinegar to have better control over your seasoning.
  • Use vegetable oil, toasted sesame oil, sesame seeds, scallions, and a pinch of salt. I do not recommend swapping the vegetable oil for olive oil; it will slightly change the flavor.

How to make the lime sesame dressing?

It is as easy as putting all your ingredients in a jar, tightly closing it, and then shaking it until all is well integrated. And you are done; now you have the perfect Asian-inspired sesame dressing with soy and lime.

Give this dressing a twist!

Add grated garlic or ginger if you want to make this dressing even more flavorful or switch it up a bit. If you don’t have sesame seeds, you could add a teaspoon (or more to taste) of tahini.

You could also make this dressing a bit spicy by adding a tablespoon of Sriracha, wasabi, or even a finely diced jalapeño. Some fresh herbs, like cilantro or mint, would be fantastic here.

lime sesame dressing dropping over a  greens and grains bowl

How to use the asian-inspired dressing?

Bowl de verduras sanas

Frequently asked questions for the lime sesame dressing

How long does it last?

This dressing will last up to two weeks in the fridge in a tightly closed jar.

Where can I buy the ingredients?

The ingredients are very easy to find. You can order them on Amazon or buy them in the international section of your closest grocery store.

Other recipes that you may like:

If you're looking for something simple, easy, and quick to make that's packed with flavor, look no further than this lime sesame dressing recipe. It only takes minutes to whip up and tastes fantastic on grain bowls, salads, or just greens.

Here is the recipe, and I hope you like it as much as I do. Don’t forget to take a picture of it when you make it and share it on Instagram, or Facebook, or save it later on Pinterest.

Lime Sesame Dressing

This Asian inspired dressing is savory and nutty and pairs perfectly with any salad.
5 de 1 voto
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
0 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Dressing
Cuisine vegan asian food
Servings 2 cups
Calories 232 kcal


  • 1 16 oz mason jar


  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup tamari or soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 cup oil
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds toasted or raw
  • 3 scallions, sliced
  • pinch salt


  • Add all the ingredients to a jar, close and shake until all the ingredients are integrated.
    Check for seasoning, adjust if necessary.


Serving: 2tablespoonsCalories: 232kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 6gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 9gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gSodium: 1625mgPotassium: 230mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 184IUVitamin C: 27mgCalcium: 140mgIron: 3mg
Keyword aquafaba dressing, lime soy dressing, sesame dressing


Nutritional information of this recipe is only an estimate, the accuracy for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

Did you make this recipe?Tag @piloncilloyvainilla on Instagram and hashtag it #brownsugarandvanilla so we can all see your creations.

Notify of
Recipe Rating

Inline Feedbacks
View all comments





Would love your thoughts, please comment.x