What are the 5 basic sauces?

The five French mother sauces are béchamel, velouté, espagnole, hollandaise, and tomato. Developed in the 19th century by French chef Auguste Escoffier, mother sauces serve as a starting point for a variety of delicious sauces used to complement countless dishes, including veggies, fish, meat, casseroles, and pastas.

What are the different types of sauces?


  • Barbecue Sauce. A thick tomato-based sauce containing a variety of spices and flavorings.
  • Cocktail Sauce. A sauce similar to ketchup.
  • Horseradish Sauce.
  • Hot Sauce.
  • Taco Sauce.
  • Soy Sauce.
  • Tartar Sauce.

What sauce can I add to white rice?

Our Delish List of Rice Sauce Recipes

  • Caribbean Hot Sauce. We love a good hot pepper, but sometimes we hear names of hot peppers that make us clutch our metaphorical pearls in horror.
  • Tahini Sauce.
  • Green Mole Sauce.
  • Sichuan Sauce.
  • Cilantro Chimichurri.
  • Parsley Pesto.
  • Jalapeno Avocado Sauce.
  • Chipotle Tahini Sauce.

What sauce is good on white rice?

Pesto is great on rice. Grated cheese is great on rice, as is sweet chilli sauce or mango chutney. Also, oyster sauce, teriyaki sauce or hoisin sauce. Try egg fried rice (good with bacon in it too), rice with satay chicken, rice in a burrito with refried beans and salsa.

What are the most popular sauces?

Commonly used sauces include hot sauce, sriracha sauce, tomato sauce and ketchup.

  • Hot Sauce. Hot Sauce is undoubtedly the most popular and ubiquitously consumed sauce around the world.
  • Sriracha Sauce.
  • BBQ Sauce.
  • Tzatziki Sauce.
  • Buffalo Sauce.
  • Tomato Sauce.
  • Bolognese Sauce.
  • Hoisin Sauce.

1 Soy Sauce 2 Hoisin Sauce 3 Rice Wine or Dry Sherry 4 Chili Bean Sauce 5 Plum Sauce

What is the best sauce to put on hot sauce?

1 Soy Sauce. 2 Hoisin Sauce. 3 Rice Wine or Dry Sherry. 4 Rice Vinegar. 5 Oyster Sauce. 6 Asian Sesame Oil. 7 Chili Paste/Sauce. 8 Chili Bean Sauce. 9 Plum Sauce.

What are the different types of soy sauce used in China?

Let’s explore the five most common Chinese soy sauces, plus two of the more popular Asian soy sauces from outside of China. Light Soy Sauce (Thin Soy Sauce) Steve West/Photodisc/Getty Images Used in stir-fry sauces, marinades, soups, and even dipping sauces, light soy sauce is the most common type used in Chinese cooking.

What is the best substitute for rice wine in cooking?

Indispensable in Chinese cooking, rice wine is used as a tenderizer in marinades, to add flavor to sauces and in many dishes. Fortunately, good quality rice wine is becoming more widely available. However, pale dry sherry makes a good substitute. Kung Pao Chicken Stir-Fry (rice wine forms the acidic ingredient in the chicken marinade)