Spicy Thai Salad Dressing

Written by Eydie Desser

Spice up your salad with this spicy Thai salad dressing! Packed full of flavor, plus salt, oil, vinegar and sugar free means you can have as much as you like – guilt free! We love it paired with the summer staple Spicy Thai Raw Salad, but it goes well with a variety of your favorite raw dishes. 


For the Spicy Thai Dressing: (Makes 1 cup)

  • ½ avocado, seeded and peeled
  • ½ cup water
  • 4 TB lime juice
  • 1 kaffir lime leaf, finely chopped (optional)
  • 2-3 TB cilantro, chopped 2-3 TB fresh basil leaves, sliced
  • 2 pitted dates (I used Medjool)
  • 1 TB peeled and minced ginger root
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • ½ – 1 red chii, such as fresno, or a serrano, seeded and finely chopped (use more for a spicier dressing)


Make the Dressing:

1- Place all of the ingredients in the bowl of a food processor, or blender and blend until smooth. Pour over your favorite summer salad, or dress on a variety of other raw foods for a spicy kick that’s sure to thrill your tastebuds!

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