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We have already shown you how to make a bechamel, pesto, cranberry sauce, and aoili...what's next on our list? A tasty remoulade that you can use to enhance your favorite seafood dishes. If you, like us, enjoy homemade sauces then join Fine Dining Lovers as we guide you through making remoulade sauce from scratch.
What is Remoulade Sauce?
Remoulade sauce is a creamy sauce of French origin. It is similar in appearance to tartar sauce but contains mayonnaise, as well as mustard, herbs, capers, anchovies, and chopped gherkins. It is served chilled as a side to seafood dishes (such as crab cakes) and cold meats.
Remoulade Sauce for Crab Cakes
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The tanginess of remoulade sauce makes it the perfect accompaniment for crab cakes, whether they are served alone, with a salad, or in a bun.
This is what you will need to make it: chopped gherkins (or your favorite pickle), shallots, parsley, mustard, mayonnaise, tarragon and salt.
Cajun Remoulade Sauce
This Cajun remoulade sauce recipe is ideal for burgers, as it contains ketchup, bell peppers, celery and a good dose of hot sauce. Give it a try!
Spicy Remoulade Sauce
To really kick things up a notch you can add a touch of Sriracha to remoulade sauce. This will result in a beautiful rosy color and just enough spice to tickle your taste buds.
Hungry for more?
Love remoulade? Learn how to make mustard from scratch with this easy guide.