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4 lip-smacking dipping sauces 

Try these lip-smacking dipping sauces to level up your fried chicken game!  

There’s a new colonel in town! In the latest edition of the MK Test Kitchen, our Editor rolls up his sleeves to serve a perfect sauce to pair with the public’s favourite: fried chicken.  

Blue cheese sauce 


Blitz together ½ cup plain yoghurt, ¼ cup mayonnaise, 1 wedge crumbled blue cheese and 3 Tbsp chopped chives until smooth. Season with black pepper. 

Ranch sauce 


Whisk together ¾ cup sour cream, ¼ cup plain yoghurt, 1 Tbsp dried mixed herbs, 1 tsp ground cumin and ½ tsp garlic powder until smooth. Season well. 

Quick chilli relish 


Heat a glug of oil in a large pan and fry 1 chopped onion and 3 chopped garlic cloves for 3-5 minutes. Add 2 deseeded and chopped red chilli and cook for 2 minutes. Add 1 can chopped tomatoes, 1 Tbsp brown sugar, 2 Tbsp chilli flakes and 3 Tbsp chopped fresh coriander. Simmer gently for 10 minutes, stirring often. Season well (add a squeeze of lemon if needed).  

Sesame and soy dip 


Whisk together ½ cup soy sauce, 3 Tbsp honey, 1 Tbsp sesame oil, 1 Tbsp sriracha or chilli sauce and 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard. Stir through a pinch of chilli flakes, 1 sliced spring onion, 1 grated garlic clove, ½ tsp grated ginger and 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds. 

Recipes & Styling: Chad January  
Photographs: Zhann Solomons.  

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