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Update your fried chicken with these no-cook dipping sauces in under 7 minutes »

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"Delta"-Style Pickle and Mustard Dipping Sauce

About This Recipe

Yield:makes about 1 cup
Active time:5 minutes
Total time:5 minutes
This recipe appears in: Upgrade Your Fried Chicken: 7 No-Cook Dipping Sauces in Under 7 Minutes


  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup spicy brown mustard
  • 2 tablespoons dill pickle relish
  • 1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 medium clove garlic grated on a microplane grater (about 1 teaspoon)


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    Whisk all ingredients together in a medium bowl. Serve with fried chicken.

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