Spicy Honey Vinaigrette

A sweet and spicy, Thai-inspired dressing, delicious on salads with pea pods, radishes, and shredded carrots, or as a marinade with grilled meats and vegetables.


  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) honey
  • 1-2 teaspoons Sriracha sauce
  • 1-2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 small clove garlic, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh ginger root
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil


  1. Place vinegar, honey, Sriracha sauce, soy sauce, garlic, ginger root and black pepper into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 7 or 8.
  4. Blend for 5 seconds. Remove the lid plug.
  5. Slowly pour oil through the lid plug opening in a slow, steady stream. Replace the lid plug.
  6. Slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  7. Blend for 15 seconds or until emulsified.

This recipe has been written for the C-Series machines with Variable Speed control and Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.