Costco Sauces My Boys Need to Get through the Dinner
To be honest I prefer plain foods and avoid adding sauces to my menu. I try to eliminate added sugars in my diet and most sauces sold in stores do contain sugar so I do stay away from them. But my husband and sons have a different opinion and love having sauces with their dinner. I prefer purchasing sauces in bulk to stock up on them and save money, so Costco is ideal for me. Their unbeatable prices make me return there again and again, plus the store always carries the sauces my family can't live without. Here are our top picks of Costco sauces I usually buy.
Fly by Jing Zhong Sauce
As is written on the package the sauce is a mixture of sweet and hot flavors that is perfect to add to grilled meat, dumplings and many other dishes. If fact, it can be added to any dish that is not sweet, but for my family it is the favorite sauce to go with pasta, plov, fried or grilled meat and fish. The sauce is vegan and has all the natural ingredients, such as non-GMO soybean oil, soy sauce, brown sugar, dried chili pepper, garlic, seasame oil, mushroom powder and spices. The packaging is convenient and includes 2 glass jars of 0,6 fl oz each that cost $19.99. To compare, a single jar of the same sauce costs $14.99 at Target, so now it's clear why I prefer getting it at Costco. It's always the lowest price guaranteed.
Cholula Hot Sauce
If you like it hot Cholula Hot Sauce is your best choice. It's my husband's favorite to serve with steak. It's a Mexican product and these guys are experts when it comes to hot sources. Cholula Original is not the hottest sauce in the market, but it is rather on the mid-range. It's hot enough to add some heat to your favorite dish. Its ingredients include arbol and piquin peppers, a unique mix of spices, xanthan gum, garlic powder, vinegar and salt. It's believed that the recipe is over 100 years old, but even now it remains one of the most popular sauces in Mexico. Is has a glass bottle with unique ball-shaped cap. The bottle of this sauce 12 fl oz costs $7,49 at Target, $6,89 at Walmart, and a pack of 2 bottles costs $9.99 at Costco, my favorite price.
A.1. Original Sauce
The price of the twin pack is $9.99 at Costco and a little of it goes a long way. It's a classic sauce for steaks, chicken or pork. Any meat tastes great with it and it's a must have in our house. Its list of ingredients is pretty long: tomato puree, raisin paste, vinegar, garlic, onions, orange puree, corn syrup, celery seed, spices, xanthan gum, potassium sorbate. Its taste is complex, a bit sour, a bit salty, a bit sweet and definitely hot.
Kinder's Organic Teriyaki Marinade & Sauce with Sesame and Ginger
For just $4.59 you can't go wrong with this sauce. Even though the name Kinder has nothing to do with children it is still my younger son's favorite so far. The reason is simple: the sauce is delicious and tastes sweet. However, it would be wrong to say that it's a sauce for kids. Adults love it too! The trick with this sauce is that it can be used both as a sauce and a marinade for your meaty meals. It works great to dip chicken nuggets in it or place it on top of your steak. Free from artificial flavors and additives, the sauce features only quality ingredients that are combined to produce the premium seasoning for your meat dishes.
O'Long Premium Soy Sauce
This premium thickened black soybean soy sauce is last but not the least in my list of our favorite sauces. It costs $14.99 at Costco, but it's worth every penny. It has much deeper flavor than a classic watery soy sauce. I use it when I marinade meat for barbeque or when I stir fry chicken or pork. It's versatile, and my boys even like to dip meat in it too since it's pretty thick.