This is the easiest recipe for simple cocktail sauce which makes a great addition to boiled shrimps, or fried meat or chicken main dishes. I even serve it as a side sauce for russian meat dumplings (pelmeni).
You can vary amount of each ingredient to taste: if you like ketchup taste more – add less mayonnaise; add more garlic if you want to make sauce more spicy; also fresh parsley can be replaced with cilantro.
- 1 cup of ketchup
- ½ cup of mayonnaise
- 2 cloves of garlic
- Fresh parsley or cilantro (about 3 tablespoons if chopped)
- Salt to taste
- Ground black pepper to taste
How to prepare, step by step:
Prepare ingredients: pour ketchup into a bowl, rinse fresh parsley:
Pour mayonnaise to the same bowl, you may vary amount of it to your taste:
Salt and add ground pepper to taste:
Peel garlic, and press it:
Fine chop parsley and add it to the bowl:
Pour ready ketchup-mayonnaise sauce to the clean bowl and serve as a cocktail sauce for shrimps, or as a side sauce for meat dumplings, fried chicken or other fried meat dish: