25+ Sauces for Fries (French Fry Dipping Sauces)

Looking for delicious sauces to liven up your french fries? I’ve got you covered! Check out my ultimate guide featuring the best sauces for fries, besides the standard ketchup. Try them all and discover a new favorite today!

French fries + ketchup is classic pairing for many people. But, why not change it up and try something different?

There are so many different sauces available to pair with french fries and they can be used in so many ways to create an entirely new flavor. Whether you’re looking for a classic dip like ranch dressing or want to try a favorite restaurant copycat like this In-N-Out Sauce, Chick-Fil-A Sauce, or Boom Boom Sauce, you’ll find something delicious to try.

PS – These sauces are not only delicious on french fries. They’re also amazing on zucchini fries and green bean fries. Plus, check out these 30+ different types of fries!

The BEST Sauces for Fries

Overhead shot of small bowl of fry sauce next to plate of fries.
This famous In-N-Out Sauce is easy to make at home! 6 simple ingredients are transformed into a sweet, briny, and tangy sauce that’s perfect for burgers, finger foods, and homemade Animal Fries.
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Chick fil a sauce on plate with french fries.
This homemade Chick-Fil-A Sauce tastes just like the real thing! A cross between smoky barbecue sauce and creamy honey mustard creates the ideal dipping sauce for chicken tenders, chicken nuggets, fries, and all of your fast food favorites.
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Boom boom sauce in small jar with fry dipping into it.
Add a sweet and spicy kick to your fries, burgers, and more with Boom Boom Sauce! It’s an easy chili and mayo dipping sauce made from ingredients you likely already have in your kitchen.
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Small bowl of aji amarillo sauce topped with habanero pepper and surrounded by french fries.
This Aji Amarillo Sauce is a spicy and versatile Peruvian condiment. Spicy yellow pepper paste is blended with creamy and tangy ingredients, leaving you with an outstanding dipping sauce, spread, or dressing.
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Chipotle crema in small bowl on plate of sweet potato fries.
If you want to liven up your sweet potato fries, make sure you serve them with this Sweet Potato Fry Dipping Sauce! It’s a creamy, smoky, and zesty sauce that’s easy to make with 7 simple ingredients.
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Overhead shot of jalapeno ranch in small jar with spoon, topped with sliced jalapenos.
Jalapeño Ranch is perfect as a dressing, dip or sauce. It’s creamy with a distinct herby flavor but its subtle spicy kick is what keeps you coming back for more!
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Bang bang sauce in small black bowl with serving spoon.
Add a tangy, sweet and spicy kick to your chicken nuggets with Bang Bang Sauce! It’s an easy, creamy chili and mayo dipping sauce made from ingredients you likely already have in your kitchen.
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Restaurant ranch dressing in small glass jar with spoon.
This Homemade Ranch Dressing is hands down the best, most crave-worthy ranch you've ever had. This recipe can rival any restaurant ranch dressing!
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Ladle pouring beef gravy onto bowl of mashed potatoes.
Learn how to make beef gravy with beef drippings or beef broth! With only 10 minutes of hands-on work, it’s surprisingly simple and yields rich and beefy brown gravy every time. Perfect for french fries, meat, potatoes, and more!
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Hand holding spoon dipped into jar of buffalo sauce.
This Buffalo Wing Sauce recipe can be made mild, medium or hot to suit your taste preference. It's the BEST Buffalo Sauce and made with only 4-ingredients!
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Hand holding jar of homemade bbq sauce
This Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe is so easy!  Made in just 15-minutes with simple ingredients you probably already have on hand. This southern sauce is delicious on brisket, pork chops, chicken, and ribs.
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Overhead shot of small glass jar of honey mustard sauce next to honey wand and small bowl of mustard
This easy homemade Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce recipe is made with just 4-ingredients and the perfect dipping sauce for chicken tenders, pretzel bites, veggies and so much more! It will be ready in 5 minutes! All you need to make it are yellow mustard, dijon mustard, mayonnaise and honey. 
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Side view of container of blue cheese dressing in small jar with spoon.
This is the BEST Steakhouse Blue Cheese Dressing recipe. It takes less than five minutes to make. Super creamy, tangy and loaded with chunky blue cheese. Drizzle it over a Wedge Salad or serve it alongside some Buffalo Wings. 
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White bbq sauce in small jar with spoon.
This Alabama White BBQ Sauce is a rich and tangy twist on traditional barbecue sauce. Made with mayo, horseradish, and seasonings, the bold flavors pair perfectly with grilled meats and so much more!
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Hand dipping spoon into green sauce.
This Peruvian Green Sauce (or Aji Verde) is a spicy and versatile condiment. Made with jalapeno, cilantro, and fresh lime juice, plus Greek yogurt to give it a creamy texture. It's an amazing dipping sauce, spread or dressing.
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Jar of chipotle crema with spoon on small plate next to lime wedges and small bowl of chipotles.
Add some smoke and spice to your favorite recipes with this Chipotle Crema. A Mexican-inspired sauce, this creamy mix is made with chipotles in adobo to give a boost to tacos, salads, and more!
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Crema arranged on plate with limes and cilantro.
This quick and tangy Cilantro Lime Crema is ready in just 5 minutes. Better than sour cream, this Mexican condiment is flavored with fresh cilantro and lime juice to create a creamy and vibrant dressing, taco topping, or dipping sauce.
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Hand holding small bowl of mojo sauce.
This Green Mojo Sauce can be used for topping SO many different things. It’s loaded with fresh herbs, garlic and spicy peppers and it just perks up everything that it comes in contact with.
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Bottle of homemade tonkatsu sauce next to bottle of bull dog sauce.
This 6-ingredient Tonkatsu Sauce (Bull-Dog Sauce) is an easy copycat recipe and the best condiment to serve with pork katsu, stir fry, french fries, and more. Lasts for 1 month in the fridge!
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Small jar of green goddess dressing with spoon
This healthy Green Goddess Dressing takes less than five minutes to make and is loaded with fresh herbs, garlic and tangy lime juice. It’s great on salads, but you can also use it as a dip or as a zesty topping for meat, seafood, chicken or roasted vegetables.
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Overhead shot of bottle of salsa taquera next to dried chiles and spoon with sauce.
Skip the jar of store bought salsa and make ​​Salsa Taquera instead! It’s a smoky and vibrant condiment that’s perfect for tacos, carnitas, grilled meats, and more. The ingredients are simple, but the flavor is extravagant!
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Bearnaise sauce in small black bowl.
Perfect to be paired with french fries (or try it with your steak frites), this Bearnaise Sauce Recipe is flavored with fresh cracked blacked pepper and tarragon leaves.
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Fluffy toum in bowl with spoon
With only four ingredients, you can make your own whipped, creamy and delicious Toum, a traditional Lebanese garlic sauce, at home! Add a garlicky kick to your french fries!
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This Comeback Sauce Recipe is the epitome of quick and easy. It’s a popular Southern dipping sauce you can use for chicken, chips, fries, vegetables and beyond. It’s simple to make and insanely delicious. Comeback Sauce Recipe If you’ve never heard of comeback sauce, it’s similar to a Cajun remoulad…
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Chinese mustard is one of those condiments that you don’t think of making at home yourself, but this Chinese hot mustard recipe is so quick to prepare!
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This easy recipe for homemade sweet and sour sauce is the best DIY Chinese takeout! It’s perfect for chicken or for meatballs.
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This incredibly quick and Easy Sweet Chili Sauce only requires four ingredients and can be mixed up in minutes. Pour it over meat, tofu, or seafood!
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Homemade Teriyaki Sauce recipe – the best and easiest sauce for Asian dishes! You only need a few ingredients to make it. Great with chicken, shrimp, salmon and vegetarian stir fry!
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Homemade tartar sauce is so easy to make yourself! With freshly squeezed lemon and chopped dill, it tastes so much better than anything you can buy!
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How to make ahead and store

Many of these fry sauce recipes can be made ahead of time and stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for a few days. Simply check the individual recipes for full storing instructions and details on how to make ahead. 

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Boom boom sauce in small jar with fry dipping into it.

25+ BEST Sauces for Fries

Looking for delicious sauces to liven up your french fries? I've got you covered! Check out my ultimate guide featuring the best sauces for fries, besides the standard ketchup. Try this Boom Boom Sauce! It’s an easy chili and mayo dipping sauce made from ingredients you likely already have in your kitchen.
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 4 people



  • Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and stir to combine.
  • Use as a dipping sauce for fries, onion rings, chicken tenders, etc.


The sauce should last for about 1 month when it’s stored in an airtight container in the fridge.
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Calories: 219kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 13g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 398mg | Potassium: 38mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 61IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.1mg

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