Just wait until you make this Chick-fil-A Honey Roasted BBQ Sauce Recipe. You're going to be hooked by the delicious sauce made with simple ingredients. If you're looking for an awesome dipping sauce, this is the one. It's one of the best copycat recipes.
No matter if you want to dip chicken nuggets, french fries, onion rings, or add to your chicken sandwiches, this amazing sauce isn't hard to make at all. And if you're a fan of Chick-fil-A, you're really in for a treat. The taste is the perfect combination of tangy flavor paired with a little bit of sweet flavor as well.
Forget about regular sauce, and treat yourself to the sweet notes of honey mustard. This will take any appetizer or recipe to the next level easily.
If you're a fan of sauces, be sure to check out my Honey Sriracha Sauce. It's a great addition to add to many of the same recipes, and the taste is always spot-on.
Barbecue sauce - You can use your favorite brand or type of BBQ sauce. Have fun changing the flavors to make the sauce taste unique.
Mayonnaise - You could also use flavored mayonnaise, which can be a fun and simple way to change the flavors.
Honey - This is a perfect way to add a natural sweetness to this simple sauce.
Yellow mustard - Adding mustard gives the sauce a nice salty boost.
Apple cider vinegar - This helps to thin the sauce while also cutting down on some of the other flavors.
Smoked paprika - This is a great way to add a nice smoky flavor.
How to make Chick-fil-A Honey Roasted BBQ Sauce
This popular condiment isn't made of fancy ingredients, nor is it hard to do!
Step One: All you need to do is add everything to a medium bowl and mix.
In just a few minutes, you'll have the perfect sauce mixture you can use immediately.
This easy recipe honey-roasted bbq sauce is perfect for chicken fingers.
Make a sweeter sauce - If you want to make this sweet sauce sweeter, add a little bit more honey. This wonderful recipe is really versatile and flexible to changing into new and delicious flavors.
Add liquid smoke - If you want to add a hickory liquid smoke flavoring, do so! This is a simple way to add great flavor easily.
Use a different BBQ sauce - You can use any delicious BBQ sauce to make this into a tangy sauce. I like to use Honey BBQ sauce for sweetness, but you can also use BBQ sauce with a brown sugar base, too.
Add lemon juice - Squeeze in some fresh lemon juice to this copycat Chick-fil-A recipe to add different flavors. Just a hint of lemon will add the perfect citrus flavoring.
Make it spicy - Adding a little bit of cayenne pepper is a super simple way to increase the heat. Spice paired with honey mustard sauce has a nice sweet heat about it.
Is there a vegan version of this sauce available?
Unfortunately, the original recipe contains honey and is not suitable for vegans, but you can try substituting with a plant-based sweetener to make it vegetarian-friendly.
Are there any alternatives if I don't have certain ingredients on hand?
If you're missing a specific ingredient like smoked paprika, you can experiment with substitutes like liquid smoke or hickory smoke flavoring to achieve a similar flavor profile.
How should I serve Chick-fil-A sauce?
There are so many ways that you can use this simple sauce recipe. Waffle potato fries would be super delicious, and waffle fries are never a bad idea. If you're going for a copycat Chick-fil-A recipe, you can make chicken strips, chicken tenders, and chicken sandwiches as well.
This will quickly become one of your favorite sauces because it tastes like the real thing.
Can I make this sauce in advance?
You sure can. As long as you add the ingredients, stir, and store properly, this can be made in advance. The best way to store this is to add the ingredients to an airtight container and then keep it stored in the fridge.
The total time to make it is just minutes so whipping it up to use throughout the week is a great idea.
What kind of barbecue sauce should I use?
That's really up to you. Just know that whatever sauce you use, will make up a majority of the flavor and taste. Make note of what you add and what you like so that it can replicate it when you make it again for future use.
Can I freeze this sauce?
No, I don't recommend freezing this Chick Fil A Honey Roasted BBQ Sauce Recipe. The colder temperature could cause the sauce to freeze and then unthaw into a different texture and taste. For the best results, make this sauce fresh to use.
Make sure that you store it in the fridge in a container with a lid. Anytime that you want to use some, use a clean spoon to dip out the sauce that you want.
Chick Fil A Honey Roasted BBQ Sauce Recipe
- ½ cup barbecue sauce
- ½ cup mayonnaise
- ⅓ cup honey
- 3 tablespoons yellow mustard
- 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- Combine all the ingredients and mix well.
- Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.