I eat a lot of salad. A lot. It’s part of a significant change in my diet to improve my health and lose weight. And I really love salad, so it’s been an enjoyable refocus, and an opportunity to develop creativity with salad and dressing ingredients. This dressing is a riff on a Jamie Oliver dressing and it’s full of flavour and spice, and some heat. A little bit goes a long way, so it’s not a big deal that it’s not super low in calories. I paired it with a salad of gem lettuce, radishes, carrots, tomatoes, purple cabbage, mixed seeds, and crunchy noodles, but it and works well with all sorts of salads that have an Asian twist.
2 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce (I love Roza’s Gourmet Sauces, sweet chilli and ginger sauce)
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon honey
juice of 2 small limes
1/2 teaspoon white sesame seeds
1/2 teaspoon black sesame seeds
Put all ingredients in a small glass jar with a lid and shake well until combined. Taste, and add a little salt, to taste. Keeps for a week or so in the fridge.