20 Simple Sauces That Will Transform Any Meal

Liquid to semi-solid, sauces can be in any form. No matter in which form they are present, they have the ability to change the taste and texture of your food. It is believed that many foods are not as tasty as they feel with a sauce. Sauces are available in different tastes and flavors.

Many sauces are specific for some foods and specific in their use as well. On the other hand, those sauces are also present which act as all-purpose sauce and can be used with any food and any purpose. Following are some simple sauces that can be made at home and you can buy them from the market as well. No matter how you get them, they are going to transform your food.

1. Oyster sauce

Oyster sauce is one of the best condiments we use in our foods. It is popular due to its versatility in its use. A vegetarian form for this sauce is also available.

2. Adobo Honey Sauce

This sweet and chili flavored sauce is an ideal choice for all types of chicken recipes, and kebabs, etc. 

3. Chimichurri

This sauce is Argentina’s iconic sauce. It was made there to make a suitable condiment for their world’s famous BBQs.

4. Remoulade

This sauce is served as a dipping sauce with all types of fries and seafood. With the addition of cornichons, robust mustard, and hot sauce, its taste is evolving every day.

5. Crystal Chili Sauce

Available at almost every store, this sauce gives the taste of aged chilies just like you are eating some old versions of hot chili. Its taste can become even more transforming upon mixing with cheese.

6. Samyang Buldak Hot Chicken Sauce

Samyang was a Korean manufacturer who is the founder of this sauce. According to the manufacturer, its single drop has the ability to transform any dish.

7. Garlic Sauce

Garlic sauce is a traditional sauce having an immense flavor of garlic. It usually comes in a mixed flavor with chili. Along with taste, it has various health benefits as well.

8. Truff Hot Sauce

This sauce is considered as one of the most expensive sauces in the world. At the start, its price for a 170-gram pack was 19,99 pounds in Selfridges. You can say that this is a sauce made for celebrities.

9. Marinara Sauce

It’s impossible that you have not heard about this sauce already. This is the iconic pasta sauce that is used in the world’s favorite dish.

10. Mujdei

This is one of the simplest sauces in the world. It was first made by crushing garlic and mixing it with water. Now various tastes have been added to it.

11. Yangnyeom sauce

This is a seasoned sauce made with chili flakes, glutinous rice, fermented rice, and salt.

12. Tartar Sauce

Made of crunchy onions, pickles, and herbs, this sauce is the best condiment for all types of seafood.

13. Mexican BBQ Sauce

This hot and spicy sauce is a perfect match with different types of chips. Onion, garlic, tomato, chili, and olives along with some liquid materials are the main ingredients of this sauce.

14. Aubergine Chermoula Sauce

This is a specialized marinade for different types of Moroccan dishes. Eggplant, basil, dried herbs, and lime juice are its common ingredients.

15. Tomato and Basil Sauce

Made up of tomatoes and basil, this is a simple sauce that can transform any meal, especially pasta.

16. Ssamjang

It’s the world’s favorite condiment. It is a delicious combination of fermented chili paste and fermented bean paste.

17. Bee’s Knees Spicy Honey

This sauce is suitable for both sweet and spicy foods. From pizza to ice cream, it can be served with everything. It is a mixture of honey and shredded chili seeds.

18. XO sauce

With extra Asian spices, this sauce was first made in Hong Kong in 1980.

19. Teriyaki Sauce

This is a Japanese flavor sauce that is made with sake, soya sauce, and mirin. Sugar can also be added to make it sticky.

20. All-Purpose Green Sauce

Street food to traditional foods, this sauce can be used everywhere. You can add any herb in it along with chili including mint, coriander, and basil, etc.You can buy all these sauces in Pakistan quite easily.