The Best Cheese Sauce or Dip – with Sodium Citrate

The perfect companion on a game night: a creamy, dreamy cheese sauce that will elevate your hot chicken wings, veggies, bread and nachos to the next level! Whether you’re a pro chef or a culinary enthusiast at home, this recipe is a game changer. And: it is super super easy. What’s the secret, you ask? It’s Sodium Citrate, our superstar ingredient that’s going to make your cheese sauce incredibly smooth and oh-so-velvety.

No more worries about your sauce separating or clumping, sodium citrate has got you covered! This wonder emulsifier ensures that your cheese and water blend together flawlessly, giving you a luxurious sauce that’s a sheer delight to the palate. So get your apron on, roll up those sleeves, and get ready to whip up the best cheese sauce you’ve ever tasted. Remember, food is an art and the kitchen is your canvas.

Happy Cooking!

Cheese Sauce with Sodium Citrate

The Best Cheese Sauce or dip – with Sodium Citrate

Those great hot chicken wings or veggies deserve the
4.60 from 10 votes
Prep time 10 minutes
Cooking time 10 minutes
Totale tijd 20 minutes
Course Side Dish


  • 250 gram Milk
  • 5 gram Sodium Citrate
  • 160 gram Gruyere Cheese
  • 100 gram Emmentaler Cheese
  • 140 gram Cheddar Cheese


  • Grate the cheese and set aside.
    160 gram Gruyere Cheese, 100 gram Emmentaler Cheese, 140 gram Cheddar Cheese
  • Heat a large enough sauce pan on a stove on medium. Add the milk and Sodium Citrate. Bring it to a boil while whisking. The moment it hits boiling point: turn off the heat.
    250 gram Milk, 5 gram Sodium Citrate
  • Stir in all the cheese and keep whisking until all the cheese is melted and you have a creamy texture. This perfect cheese sauce is that easy.
    Note: If necessary, you can heat it up a little if the cheese hasn't melted yet or the sauce becomes too thick. You can store this for a couple of days in the fridge.
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