Jezebel Sauce- this retro sweet and spicy southern condiment is a breeze to whip up and can be used in multiple ways. My favorite way is to serve it over a block of cream cheese with crackers. Such an easy party appetizer and a holiday favorite.
What Is Jezebel Sauce?
Jezebel Sauce is a southern condiment that is both sweet and spicy. It is typically served over cream cheese. It is thought to be named after the biblical figure Jezebel, because of its sweet and spicy nature. It originated in the Gulf Coast region of the South and can be found in cookbooks dating back to the 1950s.
- Apple Jelly
- Pineapple Preserves
- Dry Mustard
- Horseradish– I used prepared horseradish, but freshly grated would be great if you have it.
How To Serve Jezebel Sauce
The traditional way to serve Jezebel Sauce is over a block of cream cheese with crackers. Great for Holiday Entertaining! It also makes a great accompaniment for ham. Also wonderful on grilled chicken, shrimp, or pork tenderloin. It can be served as a condiment or used as a marinade.
Only Takes A Few Minutes To Make
Just measure the ingredients and mix together in a large bowl. That’s all there is to this recipe.
For the best flavor, should be made a day in advance.
Make It Spicier
To make this recipe spicier, add a pinch of crushed red pepper flakes.
Will keep in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 weeks.
More Southern Condiments
- 1 (18-ounce) jar apple jelly
- 1 (18-ounce) jar pineapple preserves
- 5 ounces prepared horseradish
- 1/4 cup dry mustard
- 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse ground black pepper
- block of cream cheese
- Stir together all ingredients in a bowl.
- To use as a party appetizer, spoon over a block of cream cheese and serve with crackers.