6 No-Heat, No-Cook Sauces that will Change How You Eat

Whip together these zippy no-cook, cold sauce in a food processor. They take only minutes, and add bright flavors to grilled steaks, pork chops, duck breast, and any other meat you cook this summer. The simple ingredients yield complex flavors  that will give your cooking a serious upgrade. Read on to see which one you’ll make first.

Romesco Sauce for Grilled & Roasted Meats

Quick and easy, this no-cook Spanish-style sauce has a tomato and red pepper base, with smoky notes from paprika. The bright and delicious sauce makes the perfect accompaniment to grilled steaks and chops, chicken, vegetables and even sandwiches.

grilled-wagyu-tri-tip-roast-recipe

Spicy Yum Yum Sauce for Grilled Steaks & Chops

This sweet & spicy mayo-based sauce is a staple at old-school Japanese hibachi steakhouses. It’s pretty clear this is a Western invention – with butter as an ingredient – but we love it just the same. Yum Yum sauce is excellent with charcoal-grilled steak, chicken, and pork chops. But why stop there? Shrimp, burgers, vegetables, and even french fries are better with this sauce.

yum-yum-sauce-recipe

Peruvian Aji Verde for Grilled Meats

Aji verde sauce is a popular Peruvian condiment with bright color and vibrant flavor, and it’s easy to make with this recipe. Packed with cilantro and Aji Amarillo, a native Peruvian pepper, this addictive green sauce is typically served with roasted chicken, but you can expand that to grilled steaks and chops, empanadas, and more. Once you try it, you will want to put this sauce on everything (just double the recipe).

peruvian-chicken-green-sauce-recipe

Chimichurri Sauce for Grilled & Roasted Meats

This easy chimichurri recipe can be used as both a condiment and a marinade. Packed with cilantro and parsley it’s herby, spicy (adjust to your taste) and garlicky. This fresh and bright sauce is perfect for grilled steak, buffalo, pork, lamb and duck.

grilled-rib-eye-steak-with-chimichurri-sauce-recipe

Mango Avocado Salsa for Grilled Meats

Combine ripe mango, creamy avocado, and just a touch of heat for a well-balanced condiment that’s a perfect accompaniment for roasted or grilled chicken, steaks, pork chops, and duck. Even tacos, chips, and fish are made better with this salsa.

tropical-mango-salsa-recipe

Gremolata for Grilled & Roasted Meats

Gremolata is an Italian condiment of chopped herbs originally intended for veal osso buco. Bright, fresh and citrusy, our easy gremolata recipe makes a flavor-packed accompaniment that’s perfect for roasted beef, grilled lamb or pork. And yes, veal of all kinds.

roast-boneless-leg-of-lamb-holiday-recipe

Serve the best this summer. When you shop dartagnan.com you support responsibly sourced meats from small family farms.


Since 1985, D’Artagnan has been at the forefront of the farm-to-table movement, producing superior tasting products by partnering with small ranches and farms. We are committed to free-range, natural production, sustainable and humane farming practices and no use of antibiotics or hormones. That’s why D’Artagnan products have been revered by America’s most renowned chefs for over 30 years. We offer the same high-quality products to home cooks at dartagnan.com, along with recipes and guides to help you live the tasty life.

Are you a business looking to serve or sell D’Artagnan? We invite both chefs and food retailers to reach out and become D’Artagnan customers.

Connect with us on social media to share your cooking adventures. Tag @dartagnanfoods on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.