Homemade Dijonnaise (2 Ingredient!)
You’ll want to dip everything into this Dijonnaise recipe. This homemade dipping sauce is made with just two ingredients so it couldn’t be any easier! Mayonnaise and dijon mustard combine for the best Dijonnaise for chicken strips, fried pickles, sliders and more!
Do you remember the Hellmann’s Dijonnaise? Well, it appears they might not make it anymore. It’s caused an upheaval on social media because… it was so good! All hope is not lost! It’s SO easy to make dijonnaise from scratch.
You can almost not call this a recipe, it’s just two ingredients mixed together, but it’s one worth knowing to jazz up platters of chicken fingers or other breaded favorites, drizzled over skewers or salads, spread on wraps or sandwiches… the possibilities are endless!
What is Dijonnaise?
It’s a mix of mayonnaise of dijon mustard. I recommend an even 1:1 ratio, but you can certainly give it more of a kick with more dijon or a milder taste with more mayo. Choice is yours! However you mix it up, it’s DELICIOUS!
So while it’s not “technically” an appetizer, homemade dijonnaise sure does jazz up up a platter of skewers, chicken strips and even deviled eggs! It’s creamy, zesty and this homemade version has a much better flavor than store-bought varieties.
You’ll find yourself making this one over and over again. It’s similar to an alternative to honey mustard sauce, but with more spice and tang!
What you Need to Make Dijonnaise
Any variety will work, but I’m a Southern girl so I’m partial to Duke’s mayonnaise! I do suggest using a real mayonnaise and not an imitation variety. You want that creamy flavor you get from real mayo.
Again, grab any store-bought dijon mustard you can find. I love them all. I typically grab Maille brand. Grey Poupon is another popular dijon mustard. You can also use a stone ground dijon mustard if you like!
This homemade dijonnaise recipe is truly 2 ingredients, but you can certainly kick things up a notch if you like! I like to serve it garnished with a pinch of course ground black pepper and smoked paprika. You could also stir in a teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce or hot sauce for an extra boost of flavor.
How to Make Dijonnaise
This one is simple, friends! It’s truly a matter of mixing together equal parts of your mayonnaise and dijon mustard, stirring until creamy and smooth, and your dijonnaise is ready to use!
How do I store Homemade Dijonnaise?
Store your dijonnaise dipping sauce in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one month. Grab it anytime you’re craving it!
What should I serve with Dijonnaise?
The real question is what shouldn’t you serve with homemade dijonnaise dipping sauce? Not much! It’s so good on anything and everything. I find myself prepping a batch of this almost every month, if it lasts that long!
- Dipping Sauce for french fries, fried pickles, onion rings, chicken tenders, tater tots, pretzels, etc. Create an appetizer spread with a variety of breaded snacks and a big bowl of dijonnaise!
- Salad Dressings: I love this drizzled over a wedge salad, used in potato salad, egg salad and in deviled eggs!
- Sandwiches & Wraps: Use this sauce as a sandwich spread or spread it on wraps in place of other condiments!
- Vegetables: Jazz up simple roasted or raw vegetables by using this dijonnaise as a dipping sauce or drizzle it right on top!
- Chicken and Fish: Spread it right on chicken before baking!
More Dips and Sauces to Try:
- Sriracha Dipping Sauce
- The Best Garlic Dip! (EASY!)
- The Best Smoked Tuna Dip
- Fried Pickle and Ranch Dip Recipe
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1/2 cup dijon mustard
- 1 pinch ground black pepper optional
- 1 pinch smoked paprika optional
- Add the mayonnaise and dijon mustard to a small mixing bowl. Whisk or stir together until creamy and smooth.
- Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one month. Keep chilled until ready to serve.
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