Combine grated carrots, celery, onion, and ginger into a large bowl. Good consistency though. You should use orange zest. Congrats! Could someone give me the details if I use ground ginger instead? Sooooooo gooooooood ^^  Hi Linda, I’m so sorry but I don’t think this dressing can be made without a blender . Wow. Hi Jennifer, the dressing will keep for about 2 weeks refrigerated. This is the real thing! Thanks for sharing this recipe!! The more American the restaurants are, the more likely they use this dressing for their salad, it seems. It isn’t sweet enough so I added another Tablespoon of Sugar and that made it better. This recipe sounded good, but its actually delicious and so easy to make. One word…..Delicious!! Tastes very much like the dressing used at our local Japanese Steak House, Sakura. Hi Jennifer! Thanks for sharing! So happy I found this recipe. A very authentic, amazing concoction of ingredients that defies any Japanese ginger carrot dressing. Add comma separated list of ingredients to include in recipe. It seriously is fantastic! I’ve been watching a few Japanese series (Midnight Diner and Terrace House) on Netflix recently in hopes of loosening that yearning – but the main effect those shows are having is making me super hungry! Thank you so very much for this. While keeping the blender on, slowly add the oil so that it emulsifies (blends) with the other ingredients. I will definitely try to make that tonight:), Do you happen to know the amount of ingredients needed not in ounces? It is fresh ginger, carrot and orange, but I can not get it right!!! I’m happy you found it too Thank you Ally! If you’ve been to a Japanese restaurant in the US or Canada, chances are excellent that you’ve had a variation of this carrot ginger dressing. Thank you, Hi Kathy! Rice vinegar can be substituted for the white vinegar. Can’t wait to surprise my boyfriend at dinner tonight with this amazing salad! I have no doubts it’ll be gone in no time. Was amazing. Make this iconic and delicious Japanese Carrot Ginger Salad Dressing Recipe in less than 10 minutes! Hi Carey, I unfortunately am not familiar with the orange juice version. Worked very well. I made it exactly as you instructed and I will not change a thing♥️♥️ I had it over crispy Romain lettuce with a salmon cake on top!! Thank you! Also, was thinking peanut oil might be a good add. *This post may contain affiliate links. originally published December 2, 2018 — last updated August 3, 2020 114 Comments, Posted in: 30 Minutes or Less, Appetizers & Sides, Japanese recipes, Salads, Sauces, Dressings & Seasonings, Vegetarian, Your email address will not be published. I’ve not actually experienced American  Japanese restaurants, being in England, so don’t really know what that version tastes like, but it doesn’t matter cos it has the same effect of transporting me back to Japan! Spent 3 1/2 years in Misawa Japan , really missed this never thought I could replicate it. You are also agreeing to our Privacy Policy, Japanese Carrot Ginger Salad Dressing (Restaurant-Style), I’ve been watching a few Japanese series (, The ultimate best thing about this Japanese Carrot Ginger Salad Dressing (aside from the incredible taste) is how simple it is to whip up using just a few common ingredients. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Tastes just like the recipe at my hibachi restaurant I love so much. I have always loved the dressing served in Japanese restaurants. I’ve tried making several other versions of this dressing  and they were all okay. Hi Kathy, you can use a regular white or yellow onion . I have never seen the Carrot Ginger dressing in restaurants in Japan, so this must be an American thing.