Comeback Sauce Recipe & Homemade Louisiana Remoulade Sauce Recipe

Comeback sauce and the closely related Louisiana remoulade sauce are distinctive seafood dipping sauces and salad dressings that originated in the central Mississippi area.

The base of both sauces is prepared chili and mayonnaise, to which is added garlic, mustard, curry powder, pepper and hot spices such as horseradish, cayenne pepper and Tobasco. These sauces are easily made at home from prepared and bottles sauces, herbs spices and chili.

There are lots of variations and fresh herbs and ginger can be added. These sauces are delightful with shrimp, grilled fish, scallops and other seafood. The sauces are also ideal for barbecues, burgers and even for sandwiches to replace mustard.

Comeback sauce is ideal for shrimp, grilled fish, other seafood, barbecued meat and salads. See the recipe here
Comeback sauce is ideal for shrimp, grilled fish, other seafood, barbecued meat and salads. See the recipe here | Source
Prawn cocktail with lightly grilled prawns and comeback sauce. Delicious. Comeback sauce is eay to prepare at home
Prawn cocktail with lightly grilled prawns and comeback sauce. Delicious. Comeback sauce is eay to prepare at home | Source
See the recipe for Louisiana Remoulade Sauce that is easy to make at home using this recipe
See the recipe for Louisiana Remoulade Sauce that is easy to make at home using this recipe | Source
Louisiana Remoulade is ideal for grilled fish and other seafood
Louisiana Remoulade is ideal for grilled fish and other seafood | Source

Homemade Comeback Sauce Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon celery seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 teaspoons horseradish (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons onion finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic finely chopped or minced
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1-2 teaspoons of Tabasco or similar hot sauce
  • 1 cup or your favorite mayonnaise (bottled or homemade)
  • 1 teaspoon general purpose curry powder or ground cumin
  • 2/3 cup of your favorite prepared chili sauce (bottled or homemade)

Method

Add all the ingredients to the bowl of a blender or food processor, with 1 tablespoon of water. Pulse until well combined. Set aside in the refrigerate overnight or for 4-6 hours to let the flavors combine and intensify. The blended sauce will remain fresh for about two weeks in a sealed container in the refrigerator.

Homemade Louisiana Remoulade Sauce Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 scallion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons capers, chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 2 teaspoons whole-grain mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup homemade or bottled mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce, Louisiana-style
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped

Method

Mix all the ingredients together in a small bowl. The mixture can be blended for extra creaminess. Set aside for 1-2 hours in the refrigerator to allow all the flavors to combine. Store in the refrigerator.

© 2014 Dr. John Anderson

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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

A great recipe and thank you for sharing.

Eddy.


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janderson99 2 years ago from Australia on Planet Water Author

Hope you like the sauces

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