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Homemade Remoulade Sauce

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This homemade remoulade sauce recipe is so delicious, creamy, and flavorful and it’s the perfect addition to your favorite sea foods, like crab cakes.

remoulade sauce in a small jar

Remoulade sauce, oh how I love thee. It’s a sauce that I would eat a lot of in the restaurants, especially when I ordered crab cakes. Thing is, now that I make crab cakes at home, I found that I needed to learn how to make the sauce at home or find one that I loved in the stores.

What exactly is remoulade sauce?

It’s a sauce loved by Southerns and generally served alongside seafood dishes as well as fried dishes. I typically find it paired along my favorite appetizers when we go out to eat.

It’s composed of a few ingredients that usually include mayonnaise, mustard, horseradish, and some form of pickle juice or relish.

Some remoulade sauces tend to be spicy. Mine as written is not. It has tons of Creole flavor but it’s not a spicy dip.

I’m a huge fan of homemade sauces and played around with ingredients until I found a remoulade I fell in love with. The flavor combination is complex, in a good way, resulting in a tangy and bright creamy sauce.

What to serve with the sauce?

You name it. It’ll work. Remoulade sauce will last on your fridge for about a week but in all honesty, it likely won’t last that long.

Hope you enjoy this remoulade sauce as much as we do.

homemade remoulade sauce in a jar from above

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Homemade Remoulade Sauce

This homemade remoulade sauce is delicious and tangy and full of flavor. Serve it along side your favorite seafood dishes.
Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Keyword remoulade sauce
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 138kcal
Author Tanya


  • ½ cup mayo
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon sweet relish
  • ½ Tablespoon paprika
  • 2 Tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon creole seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon horseradish sauce
  • 1 clove garlic grated


  • Whisk ingredients in a bowl. Serve and enjoy. Keep refrigerated.


Calories: 138kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 220mg | Potassium: 27mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 460IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.2mg
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Maria Ramos Félix Castellanos

Tuesday 6th of July 2021

I will do it for tomorrow, thanks!


Tuesday 4th of May 2021

This sauce is good! I made my own creole seasoning, but can’t add too much as it’s a bit spicy. This remoulade sauce is good on so many things. Thanks for sharing your recipe.


Wednesday 10th of March 2021

Did you just call Remoulade American cousine?


Thursday 11th of March 2021

I said people in the South love it. I live in the South. I love it.

Kimberly Buchwald

Wednesday 17th of February 2021

FANTASTIC!! This is a keeper. Served with fried oysters


Saturday 23rd of January 2021

Made this tonight had to substitute smoked paprika as we were out of regular paprika, tasted great on our crab cakes