Homemade Fry Sauce

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Fry Sauce, Secret Sauce, Special Sauce House Sauce – what ever you may call it, you know you gotta have it for the ultimate burger and fry meal. This recipe for Homemade Fry Sauce is pretty simple, but oh so good. My kids ask for it every time we have burger night. Sometimes I put it on the burger and sometimes we have it for dipping our fries in. When there is some leftover, it gets used with chicken strips for lunch the next day.

Homemade Fry Sauce

There are lots of variations of fry sauce all over the place. Most burger joints have their own version with that one “different ingredient”. Some add in mustard – yellow, brown, dijon, grainy – some add honey or other sweetener. Some use dill pickles others add sweet pickles. The recipe that I have put together is my own version of all the different types of sauces I have tried over the years.

Homemade Fry Sauce

I like to use dill relish for a few reasons. It’s a time saver, you don’t have to chop up the pickles ahead of time and they are chopped finer than is easy to get by hand without mushing them up to much. I pick the dill over sweet relish because I like the zing of the dill. And also because the ketchup usually brings enough sweetness to the party.

Homemade Fry Sauce

The last time I made this, I was serving up another of my fusion creations – Cheeseburger Flauntas. All the yummy flavors of a cheeseburger rolls up into a flour tortilla and air fried. Keep an eye out – I will be sharing that recipe soon.

Now Let’s Get Cookin’!


Homemade Fry Sauce

A quick and simple recipe for the classic fry sauce or secret sauce, perfect for burgers, sandwiches and of course – FRIES!
Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Keyword dipping sauce, fry sauce, ketchup, mayo, pickle juice, pickle relish, secret sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 cups


  • 1 cup Mayonaisse
  • ½ cup Ketchup
  • ¼ cup Dill Pickle Relish
  • 1 tbsp Pickle Juice
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder


  • Combine all ingredients until smooth.
  • Place in sealable jar and store in refrigerator until ready to use. Store for up to 7 days.

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6 thoughts on “Homemade Fry Sauce

  1. I’m a huge fry sauce fan! 🙂 This recipe sounds so interesting–I’ll have to give it a try. Visiting from Grammy’s Grid linkup.

  2. Julie Syl & Paul – I am a business admin Tutor/Trainer, on-line marketing mentor & counselor. My aim in life is to train entrepreneurs to get to your dreams and achieve your dream lifestyle. I share whats working now on lead generation, prospecting, recruiting and closing! I Mentor network marketers on use of social media to market your business and maximise your earnings! I love spending quality time with my family 4 days a week which my business allows me to do :)
    Julie Syl - Pit Stop Crew says:

    Looks super delish with spring rolls, samosas, sourdough bread etc. Thanks for sharing with us at the SSPS

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