Whether you serve it with crab cakes, on a po’boy, with fried green tomatoes, or dip your french fries in it, remoulade sauce is the perfect Cajun complement to so many dishes!
Exactly what is Remoulade Sauce?
Let’s cut right to the chase… There are a million ways to make remoulade sauce. The only constant is that there is mayonnaise, mustard, parsley, and hot sauce in basically every version.
From there, you can add (or not) pickles or capers, green onions, lemon juice or vinegar, cayenne or horseradish, paprika, garlic, worcestershire… it really just depends on your taste!
What do you eat it with?
Most recently I served it on these oyster po’boys, but it’s also great on crab cakes, fried green tomatoes, fried squash, and homemade french fries! Make this sauce ahead of time because the longer it sits, the better it gets… let it sit for at least an hour before serving. Overnight is even better. If you love sauce with your seafood and sides, checkout our 10 Best Sauces for Fish.
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- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 2 Tbsp dijon mustard
- 1 Tbsp fresh parsley chopped
- 1 Tbsp hot sauce
- 2 tsp whole grain Creole style mustard
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 1 tsp capers chopped
- 1 tsp red wine vinegar
- 1 tsp worcestershire sauce
- 1 tsp paprika
- 1 green onion sliced
- ¼ tsp salt
- cayenne to taste
- Combine all ingredients in food processor. Blend well.
- Chill for at least 1 hour.
- Low fat mayonnaise may be used.
- We recommend this mustard
Susan the Farm Quilter says
Thank you for sharing this recipe with Southern Plate and Meal Plan Monday. Having spent my whole life in the western United States, this is something totally new to me!
Give it a try Susan. You’ll love it!
My local grocery store does not carry stone ground mustard. Is there a substitute I can use?
I’m sorry, I meant that my grocery store does not carry whole-grain mustard. Is there a substitute I can use?
Another mustard will work! I don’t know that I would go all the way to yellow, but stone-ground, brown mustard, or dijon will work!
Found this recipe and boy am I glad I did. Was a total hit. Made fried green tomatoes and was looking for something special to use as a sauce. This was just the thing! Super creamy, tangy! Perfect in my opinion. I made no substitutions. The capers worried me with combining with red wine vinegar (thought it was going to be too “sour”) but it was amazing.
Yay! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a great review and star rating. We love our remoulade sauce too!
Went great with the fried green tomatoes. Made a tasty dressing for the chicken sandwich
Thanks so much for letting us know and for the 5 star rating, Alicia! It really means a lot.
Hi, how long will the remoulade keep good for?
I wouldn’t hesitate to keep it 5-7 days as long as it’s tightly covered in the fridge.