Cajun Sauce

Last Updated on October 9, 2021 by Toya

Make this easy cajun sauce with mayo, cajun seasoning and a few other ingredients in just minutes.  This creamy homemade sauce is perfect for using on meats, in salads, and as a quick dipping sauce.

cajun sauce

Creamy cajun sauce

This creamy Cajun sauce is very versatile and easy to make. It takes just a few simple ingredients to make and is made in just under 5 minutes. 

The best part is that this Cajun sauce is low carb, keto and gluten free. And it is deliciously spicy and perfect for adding a nice kick to just about any meal.

You absolutely must try this Cajun dipping sauce with other Cajun recipes like these air fryer Cajun shrimp

And if you don’t find the sauce spicy enough, then simply add some more Cajun seasoning or cayenne pepper into the recipe to kick up the spice a notch! 

What is Cajun seasoning made of

Cajun seasoning is a spicy blend made from a mixture of herbs and spices including:

  • Paprika
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Ground black pepper
  • Ground white pepper
  • Oregano
  • Cayenne
  • Cumin
  • Dried thyme
  • Salt

You can find a simple recipe for homemade cajun seasoning here. 

Ingredients to make cajun dipping sauce

These are all the ingredients you’ll need to make this easy mayo based sauce:

  • 1 1/2 cups (or 400 grams) mayo
  • 1 tablespoon of cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 teaspoons tomato paste

How to make cajun sauce from scratch

To start, measure out and gather all the ingredients in one place.

Next add the seasoning and the tomato paste into the bowl with the mayo.

Then use a small whisk to mix everything together until properly combined.

Serve this easy delicious creamy cajun sauce.

Variations of this recipe

Regardless of the heat level, this is a creamy delicious sauce. However, you can adjust to your liking:

  • Super spicy – To make this sauce spicier, simply increase the cayenne pepper in the recipe for a very spicy cajun sauce.
  • Less spicy – To make the cajun sauce less spicy, reduce the cayenne pepper in the recipe. This will make the sauce quite mild. 
  • Cajun remoulade – To make this sauce into a cajun remoulade sauce, simply add some whole grain mustard, hot sauce and fresh horseradish to the recipe.
  • Sweet cajun sauce – To make this recipe into a sweet cajun sauce, keep all the ingredients as is, then add some honey or maple syrup to the sauce for sweetness. 
  • Vegan cajun sauce –  To make a vegan or dairy free version of this sauce recipe, simply replace the mayo with vegan mayo.

What to serve Cajun sauce with

As mentioned above, cajun sauce is very versatile and can be served in many ways. Here are some great ways to serve this sauce:

Storing creamy cajun sauce

Store this sauce in the fridge in an air tight container immediately after it is made and for no more than 2 weeks.

Can I freeze this cajun sauce made with mayo?

While it is uncommon, you can also freeze this mayo based sauce for up to 2 months. Because mayo is an emulsion, it is likely that freezing the sauce will cause the ingredients to break down, separate and look unappetizing.

When it comes to creamy sauce made from scratch, this sauce is a great one to try. It’s often quite difficult to find store bought cajun sauce where I live so this homemade version often saves the day! Try it out an d let me know how you like it!

Where to buy cajun sauce

This cajun cream sauce is pretty easy to make yourself and only needs a handful of simple ingredients. However, if you just don’t want to be bothered with making this sauce yourself, then you can also purchase cajun sauce. They’re sold at Amazon and Walmart. Sometimes, you can also find cajun sauce at your local grocery stores.

Final thoughts on this easy cajun dipping sauce

I love to make my own homemade sauces at home to help reduce the additives and fillers that I consume. And, this easy homemade cajun flavored sauce is the perfect example of how I do this.

This cajun cream sauce is easy, quick, keto friendly and low carb ready and can be used in so many incredible ways! If you’re looking for a great sauce that is very versatile, then this sauce is your best bet.

It can be used to serve with pasta dishes as a cajun pasta sauce, with fries and wings as a cajun dipping sauce, with burgers and sandwiches as a homemade condiment and so many more incredible ways!

You absolutely need to learn how to make this recipe! So, try it out and let me know what you think about it below!

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Cajun Sauce

Cajun Sauce

Yield: 10 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Make this easy cajun sauce with mayo, cajun seasoning and a few other ingredients in just minutes.  This creamy homemade sauce is perfect for using on meats, in salads, and as a quick dipping sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups (or 400 grams) mayo
  • 1 tablespoon of cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 teaspoon tomato paste

Instructions

To start, measure out and gather all the ingredients in one place.

Next add the seasoning and the tomato paste into the bowl with the mayo.

Then use a small whisk to mix everything together until properly combined.

Serve this easy delicious creamy cajun sauce.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 280Total Fat: 30gSaturated Fat: 4.8gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 633mgCarbohydrates: 1gNet Carbohydrates: 0.7gFiber: 0.3gSugar: 0.5gProtein: 0.6g

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