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Alabama White Sauce

Northern Alabama is where the tart and creamy Alabama White Sauce first appeared. This adaptable sauce works well as a marinade or dipping sauce, but it’s especially well-liked with grilled chicken. With this distinctive and tasty sauce, give your taste buds a dash of the South.

Tasting Notes

This sauce boasts a zesty and peppery flavor with a creamy texture. The combination of mayonnaise, vinegar, and spices creates a harmonious balance that enhances the taste of grilled meats, especially chicken.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (adjust to taste)

Kitchen Equipment

  • Mixing bowl
  • Whisk
  • Measuring cups and spoons

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, horseradish, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, sugar, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.
  2. Whisk the ingredients together until well combined and the sauce has a smooth consistency.
  3. Taste the sauce and adjust the seasonings according to your preference. Add more cayenne pepper for extra heat or sugar for sweetness.
  4. Once satisfied with the flavor, cover the bowl and refrigerate the sauce for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  5. Remove from the refrigerator and whisk again before serving.

Pro Tips

  • Experiment with the spice levels to suit your taste. If you like it milder, reduce the amount of cayenne pepper; if you prefer it spicier, add a pinch more.
  • For a smokier flavor, try adding a touch of liquid smoke to the sauce.

Variations

  • Creamy Garlic Alabama White Sauce: Add 1-2 minced garlic cloves to the sauce for a garlicky twist.
  • Honey Mustard Alabama White Sauce: Incorporate 1-2 tablespoons of honey for a sweet and tangy flavor.

FAQs

How long can I store Alabama White Sauce?

The sauce can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week.

Can I use this sauce as a marinade?

Absolutely! Alabama White Sauce works well as a marinade for chicken, giving it a flavorful kick before grilling.

Can I make this sauce ahead of time?

Yes, making the sauce ahead allows the flavors to develop. Refrigerate it for at least 30 minutes before serving for the best taste

Yield: 1.5 cups

Alabama White Sauce

Alabama white BBQ sauce in bowl and ingredient for dip .
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (adjust to taste)

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, horseradish, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, sugar, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.
  2. Whisk the ingredients together until well combined and the sauce has a smooth consistency.
  3. Taste the sauce and adjust the seasonings according to your preference. Add more cayenne pepper for extra heat or sugar for sweetness.
  4. Once satisfied with the flavor, cover the bowl and refrigerate the sauce for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  5. Remove from the refrigerator and whisk again before serving.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1.5 cups

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 80Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1.5gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 180mgCarbohydrates: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 0g
Alabama White Sauce

Written by Patricia M

Welcome to "My Cooking Recipes," a culinary treasure trove where passion for food meets the warmth of home cooking. I'm a wife, mom, and grandma who has spent a lifetime in the kitchen, weaving love into every dish. This website is my canvas, showcasing not only my personal creations but also handpicked recipes from across the web. Here, you'll find a blend of traditional family favorites and innovative culinary experiments, all designed to inspire and delight.

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