Tiger Sauce

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5 from 7 votes
Prep: 5 minutes
Chill Time: 30 minutes
Total: 35 minutes

Tiger Sauce is perfect to use as dipping sauce or for sandwiches. This tangy sauce really adds flavor with a slight bite that will complement any dish.

A spoonful of the tiger sauce under a square bowl of sauce.

Tiger sauce is so easy to make, all you will need is mayonnaise, lemon juice, horseradish, and garlic. Your family will want this sauce will every meal as it pair greats with so many dishes.

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What We Love About This Recipe

This recipe is great for roast beef like you get from pit beef stands but you can get the best experience by making it at home anytime. Who invented this sauce? Find out the chef here.

  • 30 Minute Recipe: This creamy sauce recipe takes only 5 minutes to be prepped and chilled for about 30 minutes.
  • Easy Ingredients: For this tiger sauce recipe you can add a touch of heat, you will need 4 simple ingredients!
  • Family Friendly: Your family will love to use this spicy sauce on everything from burgers to chicken fingers to fried pickles.
A brown square bowl of tiger sauce.

Ingredient Notes

  • Mayonnaise: For this recipe, you will need mayonnaise. I used store brand but any brand of mayo will work.
  • Horseradish: You will prepared horseradish.
  • Lemon Juice: Lemon juice will help to add the tanginess to this sauce.
  • Garlic: You can use garlic powder or fresh minced garlic. I used garlic powder.
Horseradish, garlic mayo and ingredients to make sauce.

Equipment Needed

  • Small Bowl
  • Citrus Squeezer
  • Whisk

How to Make Tiger Sauce

These are the basic steps for making this Tiger Sauce recipes. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

STEP 1: MAKE TIGER SAUCE

In a small bowl, add the mayo, horseradish, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and black pepper then whisk until combined.

STEP 2: CHILL SAUCE

Transfer sauce to an air tight container or cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Then serve as a dipping sauce or to top off burgers.

Prep and Storage Tips for this Horseradish Sauce

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

To make this recipe ahead follow the steps as usual and store in an airtight container in the fridge until you are ready to use it.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 4-5 days.

Frequently Asked Questions

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE HEALTHIER?

To make this sauce slightly healthier, you can use an avocado oil based sauce.

WHAT GOES WELL WITH TIGER SAUCE?

Tiger sauce is delicious as a dipping sauce to fries, chicken nuggets, or even fried pickles. It is also so tasty on top of sandwiches and burgers.

CAN I FREEZE THIS RECIPE?

I do not recommend freezing this recipe as this sauce is mayo based, when mayonnaise is frozen and then thaw it will separate.

WHAT IS TIGER SAUCE MADE OF?

This tiger sauce recipe is made of mayonnaise, horseradish, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and pepper.

Closeup on the spoon of tiger sauce.

Expert Tips for Making This Original Tiger Sauce Recipe

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: Just increase all the ingredients and mix together in a bigger bowl.
  • Lime Juice: You can also use the juice of a lime in place of a lemon for a slightly different flavor in this tiger sauce recipe.
  • Healthier Swap: For a healthier swap, use avocado oil based mayonnaise in this tiger sauce.
  • Spice: A pinch of salt or chili Peppers hot sauce or crushed red peppers can make a great tiger sauce alternatives it makes a great flavor with this spicy blend of ingredients add a fierce flavor.
  • Lower Calories Amount: Use a low fat or fat free mayo, or try a smaller serving size. Try a healthier olive oil based mayo too.
  • Sour Cream: Replace the mayo with sour cream.

What to Serve with Tiger Sauce

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A spoonful of the tiger sauce under a square bowl of sauce.
5 from 7 votes

Tiger Sauce

Yield: 10 servings
Prep: 5 minutes
Chill Time: 30 minutes
Total: 35 minutes
Tiger Sauce is perfect to use as dipping sauce or for sandwiches. With a tangy and slight bit this sauce will complement any dish.
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Ingredients

Instructions

  • Combine all of the ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This recipe can easily be double, just increase all the ingredients and mix together in a bigger bowl.
  • Lime Juice: You can also use the juice of a lime in place of a lemon for a slightly different flavor in this tiger sauce recipe.
  • Healthier Swap: For a healthier swap, use avocado oil based mayonnaise in this tiger sauce.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 161kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 309mg | Potassium: 46mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 16IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Sauces, Seasonings, Dressings
Cuisine: American
Keyword: burger sauce, dipping sauce, horseradish, lemon, mayo, tiger sauce

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4 thoughts on “Tiger Sauce”

  1. 5 stars
    This tasted so amazing! Thanks a lot for sharing this super easy to make tiger sauce recipe! Fam really loves it! Will surely have this again! Highly recommended!

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