Chick Fil A sauce is a smokey, tasty sauce perfect for dipping fries and other delicious treats into. Ready in less than 5 minutes, this sauce makes running to the restaurant for the delicious sauce a thing of the past. One taste and your family will not be able to tell the difference between this version and the original.
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What is Chick Fil A Sauce
Chick Fil A sauce is the restaurant’s signature sauce. It is a smokey, somewhat sweet sauce perfect for dipping fries, chips, veggies, or other favorites into.
This copycat version tastes very close to the original. And you can get it ready in less than 5 minutes.
Why you will love this Copycat Chick Fil A Sauce Recipe
When you need a dipping sauce because you just made potato chips, fries, or some other dippable creation, this imitation Chick Fil A sauce is for you. You can make it in less than 5 minutes so it is ready as soon as your food is ready.
And unlike the restaurant sauce, this is not filled with preservatives. It shortens the shelf life, but then you are not eating all the added ingredients that are used to preserve freshness.
Finally, this sauce tastes pretty close to the original, which is really important when you make a copy-cat recipe.
Chick Fil A Sauce Ingredients
When you are ready to make this sauce, here’s what to have on hand:
- BBQ sauce - You can use your favorite and play around with the flavors you like.
- Yellow mustard
- Dijon mustard
- Mayonnaise - We use regular mayo, but you could use low fat if you want to.
- Honey - You can use maple syrup to make it vegan.
- Lemon juice
How to make Copycat Chick Fil A Sauce at home
First, take a bowl and add all the ingredients for the sauce into the bowl.
Next, mix them together well.
What can I pair with this sauce
Chick Fil A sauce pairs great with different veggies and dippables. Some of our favorites include:
Tips and tricks
When you are ready to make the best sauce, check out these tips and tricks:
- Use maple syrup instead of honey for a vegan version.
- If serving a lot of people, double the batch.
- Store only sauce that has not touched other food to preserve freshness.
- Experiment with your favorite BBQ sauces to see which one works best for you.
Is this sauce vegan?
As is, the sauce contains honey, which is not vegan. If you want to make it vegan, you can substitute maple syrup for the honey and use a vegan mayonnaise. This will alter the taste slightly, but it should still be pretty close to the original flavor.
Where can I find the ingredients?
Depending on your store, you should be able to find most of the ingredients in the same aisle where condiments are sold. The mustards, mayo, and even BBQ sauce should be close by each other.
The honey may be in a different aisle or it may also be near the other condiments.
For the lemon juice, you can use bottled or fresh. Fresh gives it a slightly fresher taste.
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Can you substitute ingredients?
When you make substitutions, it can change the flavor slightly, so keep that in mind.
You could substitute maple syrup for the honey to make this vegan. But we don’t recommend changing too much or you’ll alter the flavor and it won’t taste like the original Chic Fil A sauce.
For the BBQ sauce, you can play around a bit with the flavor you like. A smokey BBQ sauce will add more of a smokey flavor, while a hotter or sweeter sauce will add spice or sweetness respectively.
We strongly recommend using regular mayo for the richness, but you could use low fat if you prefer.
How to store this sauce
Whether you have left overs or just make a large batch, you can store untouched sauce in the fridge in an airtight container. Any sauce you used for dipping, you should discard. It can spoil quickly if other foods touch the sauce.
How long will it last?
If you store the sauce in an air tight container in the fridge, it should last about 10 days. Keep in mind, the shelf life is shorter than the sauce you can get at the restaurant because it does not contain preservatives.
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Chick Fil A Sauce Recipe
- ¼ cup bbq sauce
- 2 tablespoon yellow mustard
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- ½ cup mayonnaise
- ¼ cup honey
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
To make the sauce, take a bowl and add all the ingredients for
the sauce into the bowl. Mix them well. Adjust the smoky flavor to taste and the dipping sauce is ready.
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Nutrition InformationYield 4 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 289Total Fat 21gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 17gCholesterol 12mgSodium 543mgCarbohydrates 26gFiber 1gSugar 24gProtein 1g
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