Easy Louisiana Remoulade Sauce is the perfect way to dress up your fish, crab cakes, burgers, veggies and more. This spicy, homemade mayonnaise-based sauce has a little Creole kick and loads of Southern heart. Get ready to dip everything!
What Is Louisiana-Style Remoulade Sauce
If you like to dunk, dip or drizzle, then remoulade is definitely your thing! With roots in Europe, remoulade (reh-moo-lahd) made it’s way across the Atlantic a long time ago and found a very welcome home in the coastal south.
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In my home state, Louisiana-style remoulade sauce is a creamy, tartar sauce-like sauce made with mayonnaise, whole grain mustard, horseradish, lemon and just the right amount of spices and dried herbs for loads of bright, inviting flavor. It’s just a little tart, just a little spicy and can always be found happily perched on a platter of deep-fried seafood or fish.
9 Things to Eat With Remoulade Sauce
Even though Louisiana Remoulade Sauce is usually served with fried seafood or fish dishes, (especially crab cakes), that’s not all it’s good with. Here are 11 delicious foods that only get better with a little remoulade. But I bet you can come up with more!
- Spicy Creole Shrimp Foil Packets
- Easy Southern Salmon Patties
- Juicy Lucy Broiler Burgers
- Garlic Parmesan Sweet Potato Wedges
- Crab Cake Sliders
- Louisiana Fish Fry
- Fried Green Tomatoes
- Fried Squash & Zucchini
- Po’ Boy Sandwiches
- French Fries & Kettle Chips
Ingredients for Louisiana Remoulade
Because remoulade has been around for a long time, you can imagine there are a myriad of versions to be made and enjoyed! Almost every southern region has it’s own way of whipping up this classic sauce. Below are the ingredients for the creamy, tangy version we like best.
- real mayonnaise
- whole grain mustard (or creole mustard)
- prepared horseradish
- lemon juice
- dried parsley
- dried snipped chives
- minced garlic
- Worcestershire sauce
- all purpose creole seasoning (or cajun seasoning)
- sugar (optional)
How to Make This Homemade Remoulade Sauce Recipe
Gather Ingredients & Mix. This one step recipe is as simple as putting everything in a bowl and whisking until smooth. That’s it!
Serve or Chill. When sufficiently whisked, it can either be served immediately or covered and chilled for at least one hour for extra flavor. This makes remoulade one of those special dinner or party touches that can be made ahead of time.
How to Store. If there is any remoulade leftover (which is almost unheard of), it can be covered and stored in the fridge for at least a week or a week and a half.
Want an extra kick? Add a splash or two of Louisiana Hot Sauce (to suit your taste) or a pinch of cayenne pepper. (The creole seasoning linked in this recipe contains common remoulade ingredients like salt, paprika, cayenne and black peppers already mixed in.)
Other Dipping Sauce Recipes to Enjoy
A good, versatile sauce makes everything better! Here are a few more easy recipes to try.
- Easy Homemade Cocktail Sauce
- Tasty Homemade Tartar Sauce
- Campfire Fry Sauce
- Honey & Pineapple Mustard
- Alabama White Sauce
Special sauces and spreads are an easy, easy way to add a little something extra to any meal, cookout or get together. And it’s those simple “something extras” that really stand out, make meals memorable, create favorites and keep everyone coming back to the table time and time again!
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Louisiana Remoulade Sauce
- ⅔ cup real mayonnaise
- 4 tablespoons whole grain mustard
- 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
- 1 tablespoon ketchup
- 2 teaspoons lemon juice
- 2 teaspoons dried parsely
- 2 teaspoons dried snipped chives
- 2 teaspoons all purpose creole seasoning
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- ½ teaspoon sugar (optional)
- In a small bowl or large measuring, whisk all ingredients together and serve! For more flavor, cover and store in the refrigerator for 30 minutes – 1 hour before serving.