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Put together an easy and delicious Vietnamese Salad Dressing in just minutes using simple ingredients! This easy honey lime salad dressing with sesame oil and fish sauce is a beautiful complement to Asian salads of all kinds. Ready in under 5 minutes!
When it comes to salad recipes, what makes it or breaks it for me is the dressing. One of my all-time favorites that my family asks me for time and time again is Asian Steak Salad, which would not be complete without this incredible Vietnamese salad dressing recipe.
Oh, it is so delicious! This is the perfect dressing to go with Asian salad recipes of all kinds. It's a sesame dressing with honey, lime, and fish sauce, so you know it's bright, zesty, and full of flavor.
Once you try this lime honey salad dressing, I know you're going to want to try it with all kinds of salads. I would love to hear about the dishes you pair it with!
What is Vietnamese dressing?
This easy Asian dressing recipe is a Vietnamese-style dressing perfect for vegetable salads, rice noodle salads, and steak salads. It would also be delicious on an Asian grilled chicken salad.
Vietnamese dressing uses sesame oil, fish sauce, honey, and lime juice. Just mix the ingredients together and it's ready to go!
What does it pair with?
Serve this sesame salad dressing with all kinds of homemade salad recipes or even as a dipping sauce for Asian recipes. You can even use this delicious dressing as a marinade for steak.
Try pairing it with dishes like:
- Rice noodle salad or hokkien noodle salad
- Steamed greens like spinach, bok choy, or broccolini
- Asian coleslaw recipes
- Spring rolls
- Fish sauce: For substitutes try soy sauce or tamari shoyu. Oyster sauce could also be used, but is thicker than fish sauce, so thin it down with a little water.
- Sesame oil: Try walnut oil or peanut oil for a similar taste.
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Vietnamese Salad Dressing
- Small bowl to mix ingredients
- 2 Tbsp. sesame oil
- 1 lime for juice
- 1 tsp. fish sauce
- 1 Tbsp. honey
- Add 2 Tbsp. sesame oil, juice from 1 lime, 1 tsp. fish sauce, and 1 Tbsp. honey to a bowl.
- Mix until thoroughly combined, then use as a dressing over your favorite salad recipes or as a marinade for beef. Enjoy!
- You can easily make double the amount of dressing by doubling the ingredients. This makes enough dressing for about 1-2 salads.