Easy Microwave Salad Dressing

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By Angela Nair
from Johannesburg

Sometimes when I am in a hurry - I make a batch of this dressing - keep it in the 'fridge and vary the flavours according to the meal I am serving - today its Roasted Chicken and a leg of Lamb - the dressing is easy peasy!

prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min


  •   30 ml
    all purpose flour
  •   15 ml
  •   3 ml
  •   3 ml
    dry mustard powder
  •   190 ml
  •   1
    egg yolk
  •   45 ml
  •   15 ml

How To Make

  • 1
    Mix flour, sugar, salt and dry mustard in a Large casserole. Slowly stir in the milk. Microwave on 100% for 2 1/2 to 4 1/2 minutes - stirring every minute until the mixture thickens.
  • 2
    Slowly stir half the hot mixture into the egg yolk then blend this into the remaining hot mixture. Microwave for 1 to 1 1/2 minuts, stirring ever 30 seconds - the mixture will start to thicken.
  • 3
    Stir in the vinegar and the butter - let the mixture cool then store in the refridgerator.
  • 4
    Here are some variations to turn your salad into something special - BLUE CHEESE DRESSING: While mixture is hot stir 70gr crumbled blue cheese, 3ml Worcesterchire sauce and 50ml cream - mix well.
  • 5
    HERBED DRESSING: While mixture is still warm add chopped fresh herbs of your choice - such as parsley, dill and thyme or parsley, tarragon and spring onions. Mix well into dressing and refridgerate.
  • 6
    1000 ISLAND DRESSING: To the cooled Dressing add 60ml Tomato Sauce (ketchup), 2 small finely chopped gherkins, 30ml chopped onion, 1 chopped hard boiled egg, 5ml Sugar and 5ml white vinegar. Mix well and refridgerate - this is a tangy dressing! NOTE: YOU CAN DOUBLE THE QUANTITY