Shrimp remoulade, New Orleans (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Remoulade dressing has been around for a long time. Originating in France, this sauce was a popular condiment throughout many countries. The version commonly used in the United States is the Louisiana version, however there are many cooks that have their own secret family recipe. If you have ever loved the remoulade dressing at a favorite seafood restaurant, you'll love knowing that it is simple to make and so tasty! Remoulade dressing is delicious on crab cakes, and as a dipping sauce for all sorts of seafood. There are many different types of remoulade sauces. This version is the basic recipe.
- 1 ¼ cup mayonnaise
- 2 ½ tablespoons dill pickle relish (hotdog relish works great)
- 1 teaspoon minced capers (optional)
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard
- 2 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
- 1 teaspoon hot sauce
- 1 ½ teaspoons Creole seasoning
- 1 ½ teaspoons of prepared horseradish
- 1 minced clove of garlic
- 1 teaspoon Paprika
- Combine all the above ingredients into a small dish and refrigerate until needed.