Marie rose sauce

This recipe for a marie rose sauce, sometimes referred to as rose marie sauce, is quick and easy to make.  It is often used in a prawn cocktail recipe and as a sauce for fish.

Ingredients – as required | Preparation time 10 mins

  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1.5 tablespoons tomato ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice


  1. Place all the ingredients into a clean bowl and mix together well.
  2. Cover the marie rose sauce with cling film and store in the fridge until required.

To make the marie rose sauce a little bit ‘posher’, mix in a tablespoon of brandy!

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