Fritessaus or frietsaus ("fries sauce") is a Dutch accompaniment to French fries, served popularly nationwide. It is similar to mayonnaise, but with at most 25% fat is leaner and usually sweeter than mayonnaise. Mayonnaise in the Netherlands is required by the Warenwet (Wares law) of 1998 to contain at least 70% fat and at least 5% egg yolk before it may be called mayonnaise.
Fritessaus is not to be confused with the midwestern fry sauce.
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