Ketchup is classic with burgers and fries, but home cooks and superstar chefs alike have devised clever methods to leverage its sweet-and-tangy flavor. Here are seven ways to cook with ketchup, from a classic Chinese-American stir-fry sauce to Jacques Pépin’s glaze for chicken livers.
1. Glazes. Blend ketchup with soy sauce, sesame oil and sherry to make a sweet glaze for a tofu-mushroom salad.
Combine it with red wine vinegar, curry powder and honey mustard to dress grilled salmon.