Authentic New Orleans Remoulade Sauce: A Creole Classic

Authentic New Orleans-Style Remoulade Sauce Recipe

Discover the zesty flavor of New Orleans with this tangy, creamy remoulade sauce. Perfect for seafood lovers and Creole cuisine enthusiasts!

Remoulade sauce is a culinary treasure that originated in France and found a new home in New Orleans. This Creole twist on the classic recipe has evolved over centuries, becoming a staple in Louisiana cuisine. Our version stays true to its roots while offering a burst of flavors that will transport your taste buds straight to the French Quarter.

Creamy mayonnaise serves as the base, while Dijon and whole-grain mustards add depth and texture. The sauce gets its signature kick from Louisiana-style hot sauce, minced garlic, and a hint of cayenne pepper. Fresh parsley and scallions bring a pop of color and herbaceous notes, while capers contribute a briny tang. A touch of paprika gives the sauce its iconic blush hue, making it as visually appealing as it is delicious.

Whether you’re dressing up fried catfish, jazzing up a shrimp po’ boy, or looking for the perfect dip for your crab cakes, this remoulade sauce is your ticket to Big Easy flavor. It’s versatile enough to complement a wide range of dishes, from crispy fried pickles to grilled vegetables. Let’s dive into the heart of Creole cooking and whip up a batch of this mouthwatering condiment!

Zesty New Orleans-Style Remoulade Sauce


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


  1. In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients: mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, parsley, hot sauce, whole-grain mustard, garlic, capers, Worcestershire sauce, paprika, scallion, salt, and cayenne pepper. Whisk thoroughly until well blended. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld. Serve chilled as a dipping sauce or spread for your favorite Creole-inspired dishes.
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
130 Calories
14g Fat
1g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12
Amount per serving
Calories 130
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 250mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 7mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 33mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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