Are you looking for a great dipping sauce for fried mushrooms?
Then this Outback Fried Mushroom Dipping sauce recipe is the perfect choice.
This creamy Outback Fried Mushroom Dipping sauce has the perfect blend of lemon juice, fresh herbs, and spice that goes great with all kinds of fried mushrooms.
But with so much flavor, it also makes an excellent substitute for traditional Ranch dressing dips.
After just one taste, you’ll be using this delicious dipping sauce with all your favorite foods.
The lemony blend of herbs packs just the right amount of heat to spice up roasted potatoes or fresh veggies.
You won’t need any unique ingredients or special equipment to make this delicious dipping sauce.
And it’s so easy to put together that you can have it ready in minutes.
However, the key to a delicious fried mushroom dipping sauce is to give it time for the flavors to meld.
That’s why you’ll want to let it chill for an hour before serving.
Read on for a great-tasting Outback Fried Mushroom Dipping sauce that goes great with so much more than fried mushrooms!
- 1 What Do You Need To Make Outback Fried Mushroom Dipping Sauce
- 2 How To Make Outback Fried Mushroom Dipping Sauce
- 3 Other Things To Consider When Making Outback Fried Mushroom Dipping Sauce
- 4 Outback Fried Mushroom Dipping Sauce Recipe
What Do You Need To Make Outback Fried Mushroom Dipping Sauce
Gives your dipping sauce the perfect texture and a rich, creamy flavor.
I recommend using homemade mayonnaise for a richer, creamier flavor, but you can use your favorite store-bought brand.
However, I don’t recommend Miracle Whip for this recipe as it significantly changes the taste of the dipping sauce.
Fresh Lemon Juice
If at all possible, use fresh lemons.
However, you can use one tablespoon of bottled lemon juice if you don’t have access to fresh lemons.
Intensifies the flavor. You can substitute garlic powder.
However, make sure you don’t use garlic salt, which will overpower your sauce.
The mustard gives your dipping sauce some tang.
Feel free to substitute other mustards to change the flavor if you desire.
Adds a deeper flavor to the dipping sauce.
Feel free to substitute other fresh herbs, like oregano or rosemary.
Adds more herb flavor and gives the sauce a spot of color.
Adds a little bit of heat. For a spicier dipping sauce, add an extra pinch.
- Cutting board
- Non-reactive mixing bowl
- Spoon or spatula
How To Make Outback Fried Mushroom Dipping Sauce
Step One: First, peel and finely mince the garlic and chop the fresh parsley and thyme.
Step Two: Next, add all the ingredients to a non-reactive mixing bowl and mix well.
Step Three: Taste your sauce, adjust any of the ingredients, and season with salt and pepper.
Step Four: Chill in the fridge for at least one hour before serving.
Other Things To Consider When Making Outback Fried Mushroom Dipping Sauce
It’s Easy to Customize Your Outback Fried Mushroom Dipping Sauce Recipe
This Outback Fried Mushroom Dipping sauce recipe makes a great-tasting dipping sauce with all the delicious flavor of the original.
But don’t feel limited to following the recipe exactly. You can change the recipe to suit your tastes.
- For example, if you want a spicier dipping sauce, add an extra pinch of cayenne pepper or a teaspoon of your favorite hot sauce.
- Add some lemon zest to give your dipping sauce more zing.
- Substitute other fresh herbs for the thyme. For example, I like to use rosemary to make a dipping sauce that goes great with roasted potato wedges.
- Or use red wine vinegar instead of lemon juice for a different kind of tang that goes great with veggies.
Have fun playing around with the recipe to discover your favorite version.
What Can I Eat With Outback Fried Mushroom Dipping Sauce
This Outback Fried Mushroom Dipping sauce is perfect for crunchy and juicy fried mushrooms. The fresh herbs and lemon complement the flavor of the mushrooms deliciously.
But you can use this versatile dipping sauce with much more than mushrooms.
- It makes an delicious dip for fresh veggies.
- Substitute rosemary for the fresh thyme for an excellent sauce for roasted potatoes.
- Use instead of mayonnaise on your favorite sandwich.
- Serve with pita wedges or crunchy potato chips.
- Makes an excellent tartar sauce substitute for all kinds of fish.
- Blend in olive oil and toss with your favorite pasta for a delicious mid-week meal.
Make More Than You Need
Outback Fried Mushroom Dipping sauce is a great sauce to have on hand when you need to whip up some impromptu appetizers.
So go ahead and double the recipe.
Extra sauce stays fresh in the fridge for up to two weeks, but I wouldn’t recommend freezing it.
This Outback Fried Mushroom Dipping sauce has become my go-to dipping sauce instead of Ranch dressing.
Outback Fried Mushroom Dipping Sauce Recipe
This copycat Outback Fried Mushroom Dipping Sauce Recipe is the perfect creamy condiment for fried mushrooms. But it's that good; you can enjoy it with many other dishes too. Plus it takes just 10 minutes to prepare!
- ½ cup of sour cream
- 1 cup of mayonnaise
- Juice from ½ a lemon
- 2 cloves of fresh garlic, peeled and minced
- 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard
- 2 teaspoons fresh thyme, chopped
- 2 teaspoons fresh parsley, chopped
- 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Peel and finely mince the garlic and chop the fresh parsley and thyme.
- In a medium, non-reactive mixing bowl, add the sour cream, mayonnaise, lemon juice, minced garlic, Dijon mustard, chopped thyme, fresh parsley, and cayenne pepper.
- Mix well until all the ingredients are thoroughly incorporated throughout the sauce.
- Taste your sauce and adjust any of the ingredients to reach your desired flavor.
- Season with salt and pepper.
- Cover and chill in the fridge for at least one hour before serving to allow the flavors to meld.
- Spice up your sauce with another pinch of cayenne pepper.
- Substitute other fresh herbs for the thyme for some delicious variations.
- Add some lemon zest to give your dipping sauce some zing.
- Feel free to use garlic powder and dried thyme for the fresh garlic and thyme.
- Feel free to substitute other mustards for the Dijon.
- You can substitute your favorite vinegar for the lemon juice to change the tangy flavor.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 85Total Fat: 8gCholesterol: 35mgSodium: 290mgCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 1g
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