Chick Fil A Sauce Copycat

Catalina Castravet
By Catalina Castravet
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5 from 3 reviews

Chick-fil-A Sauce is an easy and delicious copycat dipping sauce made with mustard, mayonnaise, barbecue sauce, and honey. It has the right balance of sweetness and smokey flavor. 

This is recipe is super simple to make and perfect to enjoy with waffles, fries, chicken tenders, fried chicken, wings, and more!

Chick-fil-A Sauce

Homemade Chick Fil A Sauce

Chick-fil-A-Sauce is one of my favorite copycat recipes. It is made with basic ingredients that you may just already have on hand. Also, what is even more convenient is how simple it is to prepare it. Once you have the ingredients ready, simply whisk them together, and you are done. 

I tried to stick to the original Chick-Fil-A restaurant flavors, and use only a handful of ingredients. It has a nice tangy and sweet flavor, with just a hint of lemon. In addition, the texture nice is creamy, and it tastes just like the real deal!

Making it at home is also budget-friendly, and you can make a larger batch for later use. Simply refrigerate it in a mason jar, and you enjoy it up to 10 days.

Chick-fil-A Sauce ingredients.

What is Chick Fil A Sauce made of?

This recipe is made with just six simple ingredients. You will need the following:

How to make Chick Fil A Sauce?

  1. In a medium-size bowl, mix all the ingredients together. I suggest using a whisk and mix the ingredients until it reaches the perfect creamy texture. 
  2. Then, place the bowl in the refrigerator, and let it refrigerate for 30 minutes to allow the flavors to combine.
  3. Enjoy it with your favorite chicken tenders, nuggets, sandwich, and french fries!

How to make Chick-fil-A Sauce.

What type of mustard do you use for chick fil a sauce?

I use regular yellow mustard in combination with dijon mustard. This makes the sauce more flavorful, and it gives it a hint of spiciness. However, if you want a more mild flavor, simply skip the dijon mustard. 

What kind of barbecue sauce is best to use?

For this recipe, I love using my original homemade bbq sauce. It has the right balance of sweet, salty, and spicy taste. Also, by making it yourself, you know exactly what goes into it. 

Alternatively, you could use a store-bought type, or use your favorite brand. Just keep in mind, if you go with a sweet version, you will have to reduce the honey.  

 Can I make chick fil a sauce in advance?

Absolutely! The best way to preserve its flavors is to store it in an airtight container or mason jar, and tightly seal. Refrigerate it for up to 10 days.

Pouring Chick-fil-A Sauce.

What to serve with copycat chick fil a sauce?

It is perfect to use it with:

Can I freeze it?

I would not recommend freezing it because it contains mayonnaise and pon thawing, it will get soggy and watery. 

More delicious sauces:

Homemade Chick-fil-A Sauce.

Recipe Tips:

  • Feel free to adjust the flavors based on your preference. So, if you like it smokier, use some liquid smoke.
  • Any type of mayo will work just great. You can even use vegan mayo. 
  • Also, additional spices can be added, such as paprika, garlic powder, or onion powder. 
  • Similarly, any honey type will work. But if you are looking for a milder taste, go with wildflower honey. 
  • Prior to serving, I highly recommend storing the sauce for at least 30 minutes. This way the flavors combine together and the texture is just right.
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5 from 3 reviews
Chick-fil-A Sauce Copycat
Author: Catalina Castravet Serves: 4 servings
Prep time: 5 minutes Total time: 5 mins

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup  honey  (maple syrup work if you don't like honey)
  • 2 tablespoons  yellow mustard 
  • 1/4 cup  barbecue sauce  (smoky is best)
  • 1 tablespoon  lemon juice 
  • 1 teaspoon  dijon mustard  (optional)
  • 1/2 cup  mayonnaise 

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, stir together all the ingredients until fully combined.
  2. Refrigerate for 30 minutes for the flavors to come together.
Calories: 292 Carbohydrates: 26 Protein: 1 Fat: 21 Saturated Fat: 3 Cholesterol: 12 Sodium: 462 Potassium: 63 Fiber: 1 Sugar: 24 Vitamin A: 58 Vitamin C: 1 Calcium: 10 Iron: 1
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Claudia

I can't wait to make this for our chicken fingers this weekend! I LOVE their sauce, and it has so many flavors, I never thought I'd be able to make it at home. Yay!

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Kathy

Chick-Fil-A is one of my favorite restaurants. I love their sauce too. It's really good. I'm glad to have found this recipe. Now I can try it at home.

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Toni Dash

I seriously loved how easy this is to make!! Thanks for the recipe!

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Gervin Khan

Such an easy and delicious sauce and I am so excited to make this and cook a cheese fries or everyone. YUM!

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