Garlic sauce is a sauce
prepared using garlic
as a primary ingredient. It is typically a pungent sauce, with the depth of garlic flavor determined by the amount of garlic used. The garlic is typically crushed or finely diced. Simple garlic sauce is composed of garlic and another ingredient to suspend the tuber via emulsion
, such as oil, butter or mayonnaise. Various additional ingredients can be used to prepare the sauce.
Garlic sauce can be used to add flavor to many foods and dishes, such as steak, fish, seafood, mutton, chops, chicken, eggs and vegetables.
It is also used as a condiment
is a savory and pungent garlic sauce and condiment
in Italian cuisine
used to flavor and accompany broiled or boiled meats, fish and vegetables.
It is first attested in Ancient Rome
, and it remains part of the cuisine of Liguria
is a similar sauce prepared with leek
s in place of garlic.
is a Mediterranean
sauce made of garlic and olive oil
; in some regions other emulsifiers such as egg are used. The names mean "garlic and oil" in Catalan and Provençal. It is particularly associated with the cuisines of the Mediterranean coasts of Spain (Valencia, Catalonia, the Balearic Islands, Murcia and eastern Andalusia), France (Provence) and Italy (Liguria).
is a North African recipe from Libyan Jews that is made from sweet and hot pepper powder, heaps of ground garlic, caraway, and cumin. It is used as a dipping sauce much like in Ethiopian cuisine, as a marinade for meat, or as a base seasoning for things such as stew and sauces.
Honey garlic sauce
Honey garlic sauce
is a sweet and sour
sauce that tastes like a mix between honey and garlic, popular in Canada. Honey garlic is one of the many sauces put on chicken wings
and other foods such as meatballs.
In Cuban cuisine
applies to any sauce that is made with garlic, olive oil or pork lard, and a citrus juice, traditionally bitter orange
juice. It is commonly used to flavor the cassava
tuber and is also used to marinate roast pork.
Without oregano, the sauce is typically called 'mojito' and used for dipping plantain chips and fried cassava (yuca). To create the marinade for pork, the ingredients are bitter orange juice, garlic, oregano, cumin, and salt. Garlic is also used as an ingredient in other preparations of mojo in various cuisines.
is a spicy sauce in Romanian cuisine
made from garlic cloves crushed and ground into a paste
, salted and mixed with water and vegetable oil. Sunflower oil is almost always used. Sour cream can be added too.
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[[Skordalia]] is a thick puree (or sauce, dip, spread, etc.) in [[Greek cuisine]] made by combining crushed garlic with a bulky base—which may be a purée of potatoes, walnuts, almonds, or liquid-soaked stale bread—and then beating in olive oil to make a smooth emulsion. Vinegar is often added.
Ta'leya is a garlic sauce in Egyptian cuisine
made by frying garlic with Ghee
and then adding coriander and chilli. It is used as an ingredient to add flavor to bamia
It's made of Tahini
, lemon juice and garlic. Taratoor is a creamy garlic sauce in Arab cuisine of the Persian Gulf
and French cuisine
that is a predecessor to aioli.
It was first prepared in the Greater Syria
n region by peasants.
It was later brought to the Iberian peninsula
, and was also brought to the Iberian peninsula at a later time by Arabs
From there, the sauce was brought to Southern France.
Taratoor has been described as "an integral part of the Arab Gulf countries' cuisines".
Tomato & Garlic sauce
Tomato & Garlic sauce is prepared using tomatoes as a main ingredient, and is used in various cuisines and dishes. In Italian cuisine
, ''alla pizzaiola'' refers to a tomato and garlic sauce, which is used on pizza, pasta and meats.
is a thick garlic sauce common to the Levant
It contains crushed garlic, salt, olive oil or vegetable oil, and lemon juice,
traditionally crushed together using a wooden mortar and pestle.
File:Toum (Lebanese Garlic Sauce).JPG|Toum
Sweet Chili Garlic Sauce
Made throughout Southeast Asia, this uses red chilies, garlic, vinegar, sugar syrup as the main ingredients, usually combined with a thickener like cornstarch.
[Lee Kum Kee USA. Thai Sweet Chili Sauce. https://usa.lkk.com/en/products/thai-sweet-chili-sauce. Accessed June 2019 ]
Sauce originated in Turkey which is made of minced garlic, grated cucumbers and yoghurt. Popular especially in the Balkans.
A very simple garlic sauce can be made by adding crushed or minced garlic to Strained yogurt
. Lemon juice, salt, pepper and herbs such as dill can be used to impart additional flavour. Instead of a yoghurt, mayonnaise or sour cream can be used. Possibly, it's the European version of the Ranch dressing
File:Lee Kum Kee Black Bean Garlic Sauce (cropped).jpg|A commercial black bean garlic sauce
File:Chicken in hot garlic sauce.jpg|Chicken with a hot garlic sauce
File:Snack, with herring and garlic sauce (479695946).jpg|Crackers and herring topped with a garlic sauce
File:Kibbeling 001.JPG|Kibbeling with garlic sauce
File:Ishkembe soup and garlic sauce.jpg|Ishkembe soup with a side dish of garlic sauce and lemon
File:Fried rice with vegetables in hot garlic sauce.jpg|Vegetables in hot garlic sauce ''(top)'' with fried rice in India
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* List of condiments
* List of sauces