Portuguese Yogurt Dip

This simple and creamy sauce can be served as a dip for cold vegetables or cooling sauce to go with spicy grilled meats as well a fried foods.

Portuguese Yogurt Dip

Portuguese Yogurt Dip

This interesting sauce combines local ingredients like mayonnaise with ingredients from the 16th century Portuguese spice trade like yogurt and sweet oranges from Southern India. It complements grilled meats beautifully and makes a lovely dip for fried cod fritters.
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Course: Condiment, Dip, Sauce
Cuisine: Portuguese
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 cup
Author: My Hungry Traveler


  • Small container with lid


  • 2 tbsp Mayonnaise
  • 8 oz Plain whole milk yogurt
  • 2 tsp Mustard
  • 1 tbsp Orange juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Mix everything together in a sealable container. Adjust seasonings. That's it! Sauce can be served right away or stored in the refrigerator for a week or-more.


Calories: 343kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 13g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 392mg | Potassium: 406mg | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 284IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 285mg | Iron: 0.4mg

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