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9 ways to use summer burger sauces

From a German-Style currywurst, to Mexican-inspired cheesy, spicy, sauced grilled corn, and a fully loaded hot dog there are so many ways to amp up your saucing and topping game.

Classic Sauces


Ketchup: German-style grilled currywurst

Bring all the summer feels to a classic German street-side treat! Slice grilled Compliments German-Style Sausages into coins and layer them on a platter alongside seasoned grilled potatoes. To make sauce: Stir Compliments Ketchup with a hint of honey and curry powder, then drizzle over the sausages. Finish with an extra dusting of curry powder.


Mustard: Mustard-y marinated grilled chicken

A simple, irresistible summer marinade. To make: whisk together olive oil, fresh lemon juice, maple syrup, and Compliments Prepared Mustard. Season generously with salt and pepper, then add in Compliments Chicken Drumsticks or Thighs, tossing to combine. Let marinade in the fridge up to 3 hours, then grill. This delicious summer dish will have everyone asking for seconds.


Relish: Dill pickle potato salad

A spoonful of relish brings this pickle-lovers salad to life. To make: Stir Compliments Relish with sour cream, and a spoonful each of mayo and Dijon mustard to make a zippy dressing. Combine it with cooked and halved baby potatoes, thinly sliced Compliments Baby Dill Pickles, finely chopped celery, and a generous sprinkling of fresh dill. This salad is a refreshing and tangy addition to your summer spread.

Caribbean inspired burger on orange plate.
Caribbean inspired burger on orange plate.

Specialty Sauces


Burger sauce: Fully loaded smash dogs

Transform the flavours of the iconic smash burger into a fully loaded ‘dog. Fill Compliments Brioche Hot Dog Buns with grilled Compliments Game Day ¼ pound All-Beef Wieners. Top with shredded iceberg lettuce, thinly sliced cherry tomatoes, and finely chopped white onion and pickles. Generously drizzle with Compliments Burger Sauce and finish with a sprinkling of toasted sesame seeds.


Salsa: Grilled pork chops with salsa verde

Bring the vibrant flavours of summer to your table with ease. Top grilled Nagano Pork Chops with spoonfuls of the Salsa Verde with Roasted Hatch Chili, then sprinkle over fresh cilantro springs and thinly sliced white onion. Serve alongside rice with lime wedges for that perfect finishing touch.


Hot sauce: Spicy buttered corn on the cob

Give sweet in-season corn a kick of spice. Brush grilled corn on the cob with salted butter, then layer on a second coat of Compliments Jalapeno and Hatch Pepper Hot Sauce. Finish with a sprinkling of Compliments Shredded Parmesan Cheese and finely chopped basil leaves for an irresistible treat that will have you coming back for more.



Jalapeno Cilantro Crema Sauce: Cheesy fajita burgers

Enjoy a Mexican fajita-inspired burger tonight! Grill Compliments Prime Rib Beef Burgers and top with sliced Compliments Monterey Jack Cheese. Assemble on Compliments Brioche Burger Buns with grilled red peppers, red onion rings, leafy green lettuce, and a generous drizzle of the Jalapeno Cilantro Crema Sauce.


Chili Lime Crema Sauce: Chicken taco salad with charred avocado

For a dinner-worthy salad any day of the week! Grill halved, pitted avocados (cut side down) alongside seasoned Compliments Chicken Breasts. Remove from grill. Scoop avocados from their skin and slice thinly. Slice chicken. Layer with romaine lettuce, heirloom tomatoes, black beans, and crushed corn chips. Top it all off with a drizzle of Chili Lime Crema Sauce to dress.


Jalapeno Cilantro Crema Sauce: Caribbean-inspired jerk chicken burger

To build this jerk-style burger, top a brioche burger bun with cooked Compliments Extra Lean Chicken Burgers and a dollop of our Jerk BBQ sauce. Layer on pineapple slices, thinly sliced red cabbage, and dress with Jalapeno Cilantro Crema Sauce. Finish with an extra drizzle of the crema on top for a sure-fire way to bring the heat. Top with remaining bun, and enjoy.