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Five Dips, Marinades, and Dressings Perfect for Summer

These Five Dips, Marinades, and Dressings are perfect for your summer entertaining!  They are all easy to make and so versatile! Perfect for barbecues and picnics!
Author: Lisa Longley

Ingredients

Chipotle Mustard Barbecue Sauce

  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups ketchup
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup French’s® Classic Yellow Mustard
  • 3 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce diced
  • 1 tablespoon adobo sauce
  • 2 teaspoons salt

Ginger Mustard Potsticker Sauce

  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons French’s® Classic Yellow Mustard
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • cilantro diced (optional)

Apricot Mustard Marinade

  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup French’s® Classic Yellow Mustard
  • 1/2 cup apricot preserves
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Spicy Mustard Vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons French’s® Classic Yellow Mustard
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 3 teaspoons hot sauce

Garlic Mayonnaise Mustard Spread

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons French’s® Classic Yellow Mustard
  • 3 cloves garlic diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

Instructions

Chipotle Mustard Barbecue Sauce

  • Combine all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Uses: Smother cooked ribs with this sauce, or use it on grilled chicken. It would also be great in a crock-pot with some pork for pulled pork sandwiches.

Ginger Mustard Potsticker Sauce

  • Combine all the ingredients. Whisk well to combine. 
  • Uses:  Use for dipping in potstickers or pour over noodles and veggies!

Apricot Mustard Marinade

  • Combine all the ingredients, whisk thoroughly breaking up any of the apricot preserves.
  • Uses:  Reserve half of the sauce before combining with chicken.  Use the other half on one pound of chicken and marinade for 4 hours or overnight.  Grill and serve on salad.  If necessary, thin the remaining half with a little olive oil to serve as a dressing.

Spicy Mustard Vinaigrette

  • Combine all the ingredients, shaking very well to combine.  Shake again before each pour onto the salad.
  • Uses: Use on this Apple Bacon Salad.

Garlic Mayonnaise Mustard Spread

  • Whisk the ingredients together until fully combined.
  • Uses:  This spread is perfect on sandwiches or just for dipping fries!