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Creamy and garlicky with a spicy kick, you won't be able to get enough of this homemade Remoulade Sauce! Use it as a dip for vegetables, fries, and finger foods, or as a spread for burgers or sandwiches like Shrimp Po'Boys. This Louisiana-inspired remoulade sauce is ADDICTIVE!
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Remoulade Sauce Recipe
Remoulade sauce is a classic French sauce that was changed a bit and made popular in Louisiana. Louisiana Remoulade sauce is a MUST for Bayou staples like Po'Boy sandwiches, and also great as a dip for boudin balls, crabcakes, and hush puppies.
This recipe for remoulade sauce is so easy to throw together! It's as simple as just adding all of the ingredients to a bowl, mixing them together, and it's DONE! It tastes complex, with flavors from the garlic, green onions, lemon, Worcestershire sauce and dill pickle relish really shining though the creamy mayonnaise. You could serve it immediately, but it gets better if you let it sit in the fridge for an hour so the flavors can marry.
This Louisiana remoulade sauce recipe will really quickly become one of your family favorites for sure, as it goes with almost anything and is much more exciting than plain mayo.
Remoulade Sauce Ingredients
- Mayonnaise: Mayonnaise is a blank canvas for many sauces and is also the base of this remoulade sauce recipe. It adds creaminess and richness.
- Seasoning: For seasoning, I used creole seasoning which is a combination of onion powder, garlic powder, oregano, basil, thyme, black pepper, white pepper, cayenne pepper, paprika and salt, and sometimes cayenne or paprika as well. I also added extra salt and black pepper to really bring the flavors out.
- Spice: Smoked paprika adds a delicious and almost sweet smokiness to the remoulade sauce. It is addictive!
- Dijon mustard and prepared horseradish: Horseradish has a strong, spicy, peppery taste and a little goes a long way. Mustard also adds an extra peppery taste, but not as much heat. Feel free to add extra horseradish if you like that peppery heat!
- Relish: I love dill pickles on sandwiches and dill pickle relish takes this sauce to another level. You could use sweet pickle relish if you prefer.
- Hot sauce: You can add even more hot sauce if you like it spicy!
- Fresh herbs: Fresh, minced garlic and finely chopped green onions pack in the flavor of this remoulade! SO delicious!
- Lemon: Lemon juice brings a brightness to the remoulade sauce, and balances out the other flavors.
- Worcestershire sauce: Like the lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce helps to balance everything out.
Recipe for Remoulade Sauce
Just two steps this time - it's SO easy!
- Add and mix. Firstly, combine the lemon juice, mayo, garlic, pepper relish, green onions, mustard, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, creole seasoning, salt, and pepper in a bowl and whisk well.
- Cover and chill. After that, cover with plastic wrap and let it sit in the fridge for 1 hour. That's it!
Store this easy remoulade sauce recipe in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. A jar works well!
Is remoulade served hot or cold?
Remoulade sauce is a condiment (like mayonnaise) and is best served cold or at room temperature.
What do you eat with remoulade sauce?
I like this remoulade sauce on everything! It is SO delicious and diverse. Here are a few of my favorite suggestions:
As a dip:
- Fried Green Tomatoes
- Crispy Coconut Shrimp
- Homemade French Fries
- Sausage Balls
- Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries
- Fried Green Plantains
Drizzled over vegetables:
- Roasted Broccoli with Garlic, Parmesan & Lemon
- Easy Roasted Cauliflower
- Oven Roasted Asparagus with Garlic, Parmesan, and Lemon
- Tender Roasted Green Beans
- 15 Minute Pan Seared Salmon
- Pan Seared Scallops
- Oven Baked Rainbow Trout
- Southern Fried Chicken
- Idaho Finger Steaks
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- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 2 Tablespoons dijon mustard
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1 teaspoon creole seasoning
- 1-2 teaspoons prepared horseradish
- 2 Tablespoons dill pickle relish
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- ½ to 1 teaspoon hot sauce adjust to taste
- 2 Tablespoons relish
- 2 green onions finely chopped
- Juice of ½ lemon about 2 tablespoons
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
- Combine the lemon juice, mayo, garlic, pepper relish, green onions, mustard, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, creole seasoning, salt, and pepper in a bowl and whisk well.
- Cover with plastic wrap and let it sit in the fridge for 1 hour.