Honey dill

Honey dill sauce
Type Sauce
Place of origin Canada
Region or state Winnipeg, Manitoba
Main ingredients Mayonnaise, honey, and dried dill.
Cookbook: Honey dill sauce  Media: Honey dill sauce

Honey dill is a condiment consisting of honey, mayonnaise, and dried dill that is unique to Manitoba, Canada. It is often used as a dipping sauce for chicken fingers as well as for sweet potato fries.[1] The sauce was mistakenly invented by a popular local diner located in downtown Winnipeg, the restaurant specialized in chicken fingers, the meal for which the sauce is mostly used. Its owner had tried to copy a different recipe by taste from another restaurant, but got the recipe wrong.[1] The accidental sauce was so popular at the restaurant that it took off locally in the province. President's Choice marketed a brand nationally, however sales outside Manitoba were too slow. Today most production is done by a local Winnipeg producer or in-house at restaurants.[1]

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