This copycat Chick-Fil-A Sauce Recipe tastes exactly like the real thing - truly! This recipe will help you choose the correct ingredients to ensure yours comes out perfectly.
What Does The Original Taste Like?
The real deal Chick-Fil-A sauce is like a creamy honey mustard with a touch of smoky BBQ flavor. It's one of the most popular flavors in the restaurant's line-up of sauces, spawning commercial copycats - Walmart has an unofficial version - but now you can purchase authentic Chick-Fil-A sauce directly from the company itself in 8 oz squeeze bottles.
Even though you can buy the sauce from the source, once I cobbled together this recipe after testing and adjusting the brands of ingredients I used and drawing inspiration from other copycat recipes, I found it's so easy to make nearly an exact copy of the sauce right at home.
Which Ingredients Do I Need?
To make this Chick-Fil-A sauce recipe taste as close to the original as possible, I discovered that the devil is in the details. Here's exactly what I used:
- Mayonnaise - the ingredient used in the biggest proportion is mayo, which is what gives this copycat its creamy base. I used Duke's Mayonnaise, which is known for having a slightly more tangy flavor with no added sugar.
- Hickory Smoke BBQ - to ensure a smoky flavor, I chose Kraft Hickory Smoke Barbecue Sauce. Using a hickory smoke variety is key to getting the signature flavor into your sauce.
- Mustard - just a standard yellow mustard will do, such as French's Yellow Mustard.
- Honey - any honey will do here as long as it's not flavored with anything other than... honey. I used Kirkland's Honey
- Smoked Paprika - just the teeniest tiniest bit of smoked paprika (smoked, not regular) is the perfect finish.
And there you have it! Mixed with just the right ratio of the above ingredients, this Chick-Fil-A sauce recipe will fool even the most loyal Chick-Fil-A fans!
How Do I Serve This Sauce?
- Chicken nuggets, chicken tenders, or on grilled or fried chicken breasts
- Your favorite French fry - waffle fries (but of course), crinkle cut fries, steak fries, or even sweet potato fries!
- Use as a condiment to slather on your favorite sandwich or burger
How Much Does This Make?
As written, this Chick-Fil-A sauce recipe will yield just shy of ½ cup of sauce. It's quite easy to scale up this recipe if you need more - or want leftovers to keep in the fridge - so make as little or as much as you need.
You'll find that this sauce is so simple to throw together! Memorize the ratios so you can whip up a batch any time you need. Enjoy and let me know what you think!Print
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