Ranch dressing infused with a blend of Cajun seasoning, garlic salt, and hot sauce makes for the perfect spicy ranch dip.

Bowl of Cajun Seasoned Ranch DIpping Sauce

It’s amazing how versatile a little ranch dipping sauce can be. Typically, I’d simply use ranch dressing for a dip, but I was honestly getting tired of the ‘simple‘ part of it. I wanted something with some added flavor and a little heat to spice up whatever it is I’m dipping in it – and this works with anything from raw vegetables to chicken wings to onion rings to whatever.

I was working on a new Red Beans and Rice Burrito with Andouille Sausage recipe (coming soon) and wanted to add a sauce to the wrap. I thought of using ranch or the Creole Mustard Dipping Sauce that I used with my Mardi Gras Chicken Strips recipe, but I wanted that tangy flavor that a ranch dressing offers.

Bowl of Cajun Seasoned Ranch DIpping Sauce

This Cajun Seasoned Ranch Dipping Sauce has been great. The best part is, is that it’s fast and easy to put together. You can add all of the ingredients into a small mixing bowl and stir it all together. Then try to let it chill in the fridge for about an hour or so to let the flavors meld together. As the sauce sits in the fridge, the flavor intensifies. So be careful when you add those dashes of hot sauce – too much and it’ll get hot on you. To help contain the heat, add a few extra dashes of the lemon juice.

Let me know in the comment section below how you use this Cajun Seasoned Ranch Dipping Sauce.

Cajun Seasoned Ranch Dipping Sauce

Ranch dressing infused with a blend of Cajun seasoning, garlic salt, and hot sauce makes for the perfect spicy dipping sauce.

Cuisine American
Keyword dipping sauce
Prep Time 5 minutes
Chill in refrigerator 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Red Beans and Eric

Ingredients

  • ½ cup ranch dressing
  • tsp Cajun seasoning
  • ½ tsp garlic salt
  • ¼ tsp lemon juice more if needed
  • dashes of hot sauce if desired

Instructions

  1. Combine all of the ingredients together in a small mixing bowl.

  2. Cover and store in the refrigerator for at least an hour before serving. If the Cajun Seasoned Ranch Dipping Sauce is hot for your liking, add more lemon juice in small increments until the heat from the sauce subsides. Enjoy!

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