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A cold sauce made from mayonnaise and tomato puree and served with seafood.
- ‘Firstly, if you want to make your own Marie rose sauce, just mix brandy, cayenne pepper, Worcestershire sauce, ketchup, garlic and lemon juice with some mayonnaise in quantities that match your personal taste.’
- ‘The strong tomato sauce worked well with the sweet crab, as you would expect, and the creme fraiche could be used to turn the tomato into a Marie Rose type sauce so you'd be the naff one and not the chef.’
- ‘Mother had a very generous portion of shrimp, which came with a Marie Rose sauce and Father had the vegetable soup.’
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