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Spicy Ginger-Lime-Garlic Vinaigrette

Yield: Yields about 1⁄2 cup.

This tastes best after it sits for about half an hour.


  • 1 tsp. finely minced fresh ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. finely grated lime zest
  • 1/2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp. table salt
  • 1/8 tsp. granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbs. plus 2 tsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp. white-wine vinegar
  • 6 drops hot sauce, like Tabasco; more to taste
  • 1/4 cup grapeseed oil or other neutral-flavored oil

Nutritional Information

  • Nutritional Sample Size per Tbs.
  • Calories (kcal) : 60
  • Fat Calories (kcal): 60
  • Fat (g): 7
  • Saturated Fat (g): 1
  • Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 5
  • Monounsaturated Fat (g): 1
  • Cholesterol (mg): 0
  • Sodium (mg): 80
  • Carbohydrates (g): 1
  • Fiber (g): 0
  • Protein (g): 0


  • In a small bowl, whisk together the ginger, lime zest, garlic, mustard, salt, sugar, lime juice, vinegar, and hot sauce. Slowly whisk in the oil until the dressing is creamy and blended. Taste and adjust the seasonings.

Make Ahead Tips

The dressing will keep for about a week in the refrigerator.


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