Fry Sauce

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Serves: 8
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Cooking Method: Blend


version 1: 1/3 cup ketchup/2/3 cup mayonnaise
version 2: 1/4 cup ranch dressing
1/4 cup chili sauce
1/4 tsp garlic powder
dash of liquid smoke

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Penny Hall Recipe
Well Seasoned
South Ogden, UT (pop. 16,532)
Member Since Apr 2011
Penny's notes for this recipe:
Arctic Circle food chain claims to have invented "fry sauce'in 1948. However, their sauce recipe is a very guarded secret. Some say fry sauce is really just Thousand Island dressing, renamed. Fry sauce should be smooth. At one point Utah was the "fry sauce" state. I know that when I ask for "fry sauce" in any other state east of Colorado, I am looked at very funny. Other fast food restaraunts like Carls Jr, Hires, Big H, Apollo Burger, and The Training Table offer their own variation on the popular sauce. Up until 1999 Utah's McDonalds franchised offerred the fry sauce.
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Version 1: mix catsup and mayonnaise till thoroughly blended, serve with french fries.
Version 2:
Mix completely and serve with hot French fries.
Tastes great on hamburgers too.
A couple more interesting variations: bargeque sauce rather than catsup, buttermilk to thin mixture, add various seasoning salts, add a little horseradish mustard, or what ever comes to mind.

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user Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin - Apr 2, 2012
I have seen this served this at restaurants in Idaho and Spokane,WA.
Readily available with fast foods and always french fries!!
There is also a white version.
Never knew what it was till I moved to Spokane!!
user Laura Darragh Laulee - Jul 12, 2012
Hi Penny; I must tell you,that I've been up beyond the Arctic Circle. To place called Inuvik. I never noticed this on any menu..It sounds good I'm going to try it..Thank you for posting..laura
user Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin - Jul 12, 2012
This is a delicious sauce....Here in Spokane, WA. ..
you are sarved this at many restaurants...
so much better than plain ole catsup...
like in Chicago !!
It is yummy...thanks for posting...again...Penny
Nancy 7/12/12
user Laura Darragh Laulee - Jul 12, 2012
Hi Nancy;I'm just new at this website. And it's a wonderful place to be..I have you down as one of my fav.cooks.I'm looking forward to inputting some of my recipes..Thank you for getting back to me..God Bless

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