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Louisiana Caviar Dressing

Prep time 12 mins
Yield Makes 3/4 cup
Never dress your salad with plain or boring dressing again! Louisiana caviar highlights this elegant condiment that goes perfectly on a fried oyster salad.


  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallots
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Dash of hot sauce
  • Dash of ground white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Louisiana paddlefish caviar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives

How to Make It

  1. Whisk together first 11 ingredients in a medium bowl. Fold in caviar and chives.

  2. Reprinted with permission from My New Orleans, The Cookbook by John Besh (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2009).

My New Orleans, The Cookbook by John Besh (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2009)