Fry Sauce

Penny Hall Recipe

By Penny Hall FantasyFaery54

5 Min

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: 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

Directions Step-By-Step

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.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #sauces

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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!!
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
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
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
Dee Tourville Dee_Tourville
Oct 15, 2013
I've got to try this!