Southern Comeback Sauce
Spicy Southern Comeback Sauce – A dip you’ll make again and again to pair with all your favorite southern side dishes.
Why We Love This Comeback Sauce Recipe
Comeback Sauce… The quintessential southern dipping sauce is served with everything from fried oysters to raw veggies.
It’s a poor man’s remoulade, made with just 6 ingredients including mayonnaise, ketchup, hot sauce, and a couple of other well-selected ingredients.
If you are a southerner, have ever lived in the south, or wish you lived in the south, you should know how to make classic Southern Comeback Sauce.
This Mississippi comeback sauce is the dip that dreams are made of. It has the perfect combination of tangy, savory and sweet flavors that will keep you dipping all day long! I can serious dip anything into this sauce, including fries, chicken tenders, shrimp, and more. And don’t get me started on how much my kids love this stuff!
What Ingredients You Will Need
For The Condiment
- A Cup Mayonnaise (could be low-fat mayo)
- A few Tablespoons Ketchup
- A Few Tablespoons Honey
- A Tablespoon of Hot Sauce
- Cajun Seasoning
- Worchestershire sauce
What Equipment You Will Need
- Small Bowl
How To Make Comeback Sauce Recipe
To make Southern Comeback Sauce start with mayonnaise and add just enough ketchup to taint it orange.
Then add a little honey, a little Worcestershire sauce, a little cajun seasoning, and hot sauce. The hot sauce you select is extremely personal… Your favorite hot/spicy flavor.
Really, you can use any kind of hot sauce you like.
Get the Complete (Printable) Southern Comeback Sauce Recipe Below. Enjoy!
What Is Comeback Sauce Used For?
So what else can you use Southern Comeback Sauce on? Well… Everything!
Southern Comeback Sauce is perky, creamy, and great for dunking. It’s a fabulous compliment to just about anything!
- Burgers and sandwiches
- French Fries of any variety
- Buffalo wings
- Over roasted vegetables
- On Salads as a salad dressing
- Stirred into soup for thickness
- On all fried foods!
Frequently Asked Questions
How Long Can I Store In The Fridge?
You can store this sauce in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 months.
What Substitutions Can I Use For Honey?
If honey is not a great option for you, consider using agave, stevia, or plain granulated sugar.
Can I Really Use Any Kind Of Hot Sauce?
You can use any kind of hot sauce you like! Sriracha, Frank’s RedHot, and Cholula are three I always have on hand. Or you can go with something a tad more simple like Tabasco.
Why Do They Call It Comeback Sauce?
Word on the street is that it comes from a Greek restaurant in Mississippi, where they would use it on salad and saltines. The name came from the common goodbye greeting they use in the south. Y’all Comeback Now!
Try Southern Comeback Sauce with our:
- Baked Sweet Potato Chips
- Crispy Hash Browns
- Salt & Vinegar Potato Chip Crusted Sea Bass
- Pina Colada Shrimp
- Roasted Broccoli
- Tavern Style Fried Chicken
Check the printable recipe card below for the nutritional information including calories, carbohydrates, protein, saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, potassium, fiber, vitamin c, and calcium daily value percentages.
Southern Comeback Sauce Recipe
- In a small bowl, mix all ingredients together until smooth.
- Cover tightly and refrigerate until ready to serve.