A combination of fermented soybeans and rice, white miso makes a tasty marinade or salad dressing. In addition to topping our Chilled Tofu Salad, this vinaigrette is delicious over grilled fish or as a marinade for chicken.

  • Yield: 3/4 cup
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Total: Under 5 mins 
  • Active: Under 5 mins 

Ingredients (6)

  • 1/4 cup white miso
  • 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons plain (not toasted) sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon water


  1. Whisk together miso, vinegar, ginger, and sugar in a medium, nonreactive bowl until well combined.
  2. Whisking continuously, slowly add oil in a thin stream until completely blended. Whisk in water.