Orange Ginger Dressing being poured onto salad

Mandarin Orange Ginger Dressing

Mandarin Orange Ginger Dressing doesn’t have a ton of ingredients, but don’t let that fool you! This easy homemade dressing recipe boasts an explosion of bright, citrusy flavor that you’ll want to pour on all of your healthy eats!
Course Salad
Keyword ginger dressing, homemade salad dressing, homemade vinaigrette, mandarin orange, vinaigrette
5 minutes
Servings 6
Author Amber




  • Zest one mandarin orange into a small glass jar w/ a tight fitting lid. 
  • Squeeze the juice from the mandarin oranges into the jar w/ the zest and then add the vinegar, ginger, dijon mustard, honey, salt and pepper, and oil. 
  • Tightly secure the lid to the jar and give it a good shake, shake, shake until the dressing has emulsified or become slightly thick and smooth. 
  • Taste the dressing, adding more ginger if needed, then stir in the sesame seeds. Pour over your favorite salad or serve as a dip for veggies. 
  • Homemade vinaigrettes w/ add ins like garlic and ginger can generally remain in the fridge for up to a week, but we all know they won't last that long!