Creamy Ginger Pepper Sauce:
5 Different Ways
Our culinary experts show five totally different applications of just how far you can take this single ingredient.
1 Ingredient 5 Ways
Creamy Ginger Pepper Sauce
Scallops with Ginger Pepper Sauce
Seared sea scallops paired with the big and bold flavors of the Creamy Ginger Pepper sauce and served with microgreens and tart green apple salad.
Insight: 87% of consumers know Ginger Pepper sauce. Source, Datassential Flavor/MenuTrends, December 2022.
Bang Bang Cheesesteak
Thinly shaved ribeye tossed in Sambal and loaded with peppers, onions and Cilantro all on a soft hoagie roll – spread with Creamy Ginger Pepper sauce. A classic nostalgic sandwich with a modern global flavor twist for a signature menu item.
Insight: Asian Fusion Philly cheesesteak concepts are considered an ‘Asian Food Megatrend: Mash-Up’. Source, Datassential Flavor/MenuTrends, December 2022.
Ginger Pepper Bisque
Creamy Ginger Pepper sauce is the base for this speed-scratch soup! We start with this great and flavorful ready-to-use sauce and build layers of flavor depth. Adding in cream, diced tomatoes, Oregano & herbs, Lemongrass and Roasted Bell Peppers then purée for a creamy Asian-inspired bisque with a global twist.
Insight: 1 in 3 consumers love/like Ginger Pepper sauce. Source, Datassential Flavor/MenuTrends, December 2022.
Ginger Red Pepper Hummus
Take your everyday hummus and create a signature offering for your customers by adding Creamy Ginger Pepper sauce – for a hummus that delivers an exciting global flavor experience that is spicy with a touch of sweet!
Insight: Asian condiments that are spicy with a touch of sweetness is a megatrend. Source, Datassential The World of Asian Food Report, August 2022.
Pork Belly Banh Mi
On-trend banh mi sandwiches are a great way to showcase unique sauces with bold flavor profiles. This sandwich features seared pork belly topped with Jalapeños, pickled carrot, cabbage slaw and Cilantro served on a crusty baguette that is smeared with Creamy Ginger Pepper sauce – layers of global flavor in every bite!
Insight: 3 in 4 consumers say they would be highly likely to try a dish that has ginger and pepper flavors. Source: Datassential 2022