Salsa Rosa: A Creamy Spanish Cocktail Sauce

Salsa rosa
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  • Total: 7 mins
  • Prep: 7 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
312 Calories
31g Fat
8g Carbs
1g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Pink sauce, known in Spanish as salsa rosa, is very good served with cold langoustines or any shellfish as a first course. This sauce is creamy and just slightly sweet, but with a bit of a bite from the Tabasco sauce. It's like a Spanish version of cocktail sauce, but creamier.



  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup catsup
  • 1 tbsp. brandy
  • 3 to 4 drops of Tabasco sauce
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • Salt to taste

Steps to Make It

Add all ingredients to a mixing bowl and mix with a fork or wire whisk until smooth and creamy.

Add additional Tabasco sauce and salt to taste.

Serve in a bowl.