From chicken fingers to French fries to tacos, this Spicy Cajun Dipping Sauce is an easy and tasty way to boost the flavor in all sorts of recipes!
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I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve pulled up this Cajun Grilled Shrimp recipe on my phone. Sometimes I’m actually making the grilled shrimp (they’re delicious, btw!), but most of the time I’m pulling that post up to get the recipe for this Spicy Cajun Dipping Sauce.
This sauce deserves to be a post by itself. It’s easy to make, and it can be used in so many different ways! We’ve used it as a dipping sauce for grilled shrimp, French fries and fried cod. We’ve also spread a bit of this sauce as a drizzle for tacos.
Spicy Cajun Dipping Sauce
This Spicy Cajun Dipping Sauce recipe comes from a friend who set out to create a copycat Zaxby’s sauce. (If you aren’t familiar with Zaxby’s, it’s a fast food restaurant that only serves chicken fingers. Really, really good chicken fingers!) Oh yeah, this sauce is great as a chicken fingers dipping sauce, too!
Like many sauces, this one will benefit from a rest in the fridge for a couple of hours (or overnight). When you first make it, the horseradish stands out in a bit of a stark way. After resting in the fridge, though? The individual ingredients meld together into a delicious combination of flavors. If you’re anything like us, you’ll be looking around your kitchen for other ways to use this sauce!
This creamy sauce will be a new favorite in your house – trust me! Whenever we get the chance to go to Zaxby’s, I always order an extra Zax sauce. No need for that now – this sauce is just as good as the restaurant version!
This Spicy Cajun Dipping Sauce is slightly tangy + slightly sweet. It’s truly the perfect balance…which probably explains why we make this sauce for everything from French fries to chicken fingers to tater tots. If you’re looking for an easy, flavorful sauce for fried foods, then keep this one in mind. I hope you love this sauce as much as we do! Cheers!
Did you make a batch of this Spicy Cajun Dipping Sauce at home? Leave a comment, or snap a photo and tag me on Instagram (@Spicedblog) – I’d love to see how you used your sauce!
Spicy Cajun Dipping Sauce
- Using a small bowl, combine all ingredients and whisk together until well combined. (Tip: This Dipping Sauce will taste better if you make it earlier in the day and then cover it and place it in the refrigerator for a couple of hours.)
Looking for ways to use this sauce? Check out these ideas: