Secret Recipes For Delicious Ketchup Sauces!

17 July 2015


If you are looking to spice up your life a little bit, or maybe just your dinner plans, then check out these great sauce recipes that include ketchup. In no time flat your dinner table will have the sensational tastes of a restaurant on the cheap, because it turns out that most sauces use a base of either ketchup or mayonnaise. Go figure. So, check out these simple recipes for delicious ketchup sauces and wow your guests.

There are quite a few sauces you can make with ketchup. I am going to make  a cute little scrapbook style recipe book for these and keep it in the kitchen. Your guests won't even guess that you whipped these sauces up with ketchup and a few other ingredients. You can just throw the ingredients in a squeeze bottle and mix it up, or use a bowl and wisp if you prefer. So get ready to take notes, here are the sauces you can make with ketchup:

Secret Sauce

This one uses the least amount of ketchup out of the sauces I am going to tell you about it, but I have tried it before and I know it is great with french fries and other things. Here are the ingredients needed:

  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup brown mustard
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 3 cornichons

Chipotle Lime Sauce

My guess is that the men in your life will love this sauce. I want to try it on my hamburger or something! Here are the ingredients needed to make this spicy and tangy sauce:

  • 1/2 cup ketchip
  • 1 can of chipotles in adobo
  • 1/2 teaspoon of lime juice

Indian Spiced Sauce

This ketchup-based sauce is great if you enjoy the curry flavour. My mom makes these great home made chicken strips breaded in a curry flavour and I would love to combine this sauce with the delicious chicken. The ingredients needed are:

  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup sauteed onions
  • 1/2 teaspoon of curry powder

Bloody Mary Sauce

No, this one is not alcoholic.. but it will taste similar to the Bloody Mary drink if you enjoy that on your night out. Here are the ingredients you will need:

  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon Tabasco
  • 1 teaspoon horse radish
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt

Mexican Sauce

I know why they call this sauce the Mexican Ketchup Sauce. It sounds hot! Here are the ingredients you will need to add a little heat to your meal:

  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons Cholula hot sauce (you could probably supplement with other hot sauces)

Sweet & Sour Sauce

This one sounds great. I love any and all types of sweet & sour sauce. A sauce like this would go well with chicken and hamburgers. Here are the ingredients you will need for the ketchup based sweet & sour sauce:

  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar

Bar-B-Que Sauce

Ah, the classic Bar-B-Que Sauce. This sauce is great for chicken, beef and more. Here is what you will need:

  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • dash of hot pepper sauce

Orange Chipotle Ketchup Sauce

When you order Sweet Potato Fries and they come with that delicious mayo-chipotle sauce.... mmmm. How about this ketchup-based version? Try it out, here are the items you will need:

  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped chipotle chiles in adobo
  • 1 teaspoon adobo sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon freshly minced garlic

Be sure to try these out and let us know what you think. Oh, and if you Moosers have any ketchup-based sauces that you make, be sure to let us know!


TOPICS:   Grocery

1 comment

  • Anna Waters EDITOR
    I'd like to try the Southern! I have a great burger sauce recipe which I make with mayo, ketchup, paprika, chili, worchestershire sauce and tasbasco. Yum.

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