ré·​mou·​lade | \ ˌrā-mə-ˈläd How to pronounce rémoulade (audio) , -mü- \
variants: or remoulade

Definition of rémoulade

: a pungent sauce or dressing resembling mayonnaise and usually including savory herbs and condiments

Examples of rémoulade in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That list includes Chef Paul Prudhomme, whose recipe for red remoulade is used at Dauphine’s, and filé powder, the ubiquitous gumbo thickener made from sassafras leaves that was originally used by the Choctaw Indians. Alyson Sheppard, Robb Report, 14 May 2021 Add a strip of remoulade down the side or center and serve at once. Judy Walker, NOLA.com, 26 Aug. 2020 Da Mandeville is a three-egg omelet with spinach, bacon, sausage, cheddar cheese, onions, green onions and remoulade and is served with fruit. Will Coviello, NOLA.com, 12 Oct. 2020 Sauteed jumbo lump blue crab cakes are served with remoulade. Will Coviello, NOLA.com, 12 Oct. 2020 Meal begins with a choice of six appetizers, including crab cakes with spicy remoulade sauce. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 24 Sep. 2020 Crawford prepared a 4-course meal for the occasion, starting with a creole crab cake served over arugula and topped with her homemade remoulade sauce as the appetizer. Rod Walker, NOLA.com, 7 Sep. 2020 My green remoulade has celery, a hot pepper and onion for a little crunch and texture; Creole mustard, hot sauce, lemon juice and horseradish for tang; mayonnaise for smoothness and avocado for color and flavor. Judy Walker, NOLA.com, 26 Aug. 2020 Serve warm with horseradish remoulade, pickled okra tartar sauce, or your favorite hot sauce. Coastal Living, Southern Living, 1 July 2020

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'rémoulade.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of rémoulade

1733, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rémoulade

French rémoulade

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About rémoulade

Time Traveler for rémoulade

Time Traveler

The first known use of rémoulade was in 1733

See more words from the same year

Statistics for rémoulade

Last Updated

17 May 2021

Cite this Entry

“Rémoulade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/r%C3%A9moulade. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon


Test Your Vocabulary

Return of Name that Color!

  • a light greenish blue color
  • Name that color:
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!


Anagram puzzles meet word search.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!