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Homemade Chick-fil-A sauce

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Chick-fil-A sauce was created by Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy in the early 1980s. The sauce was originally created as a dipping sauce for chicken nuggets, but it quickly became popular and is now served with a variety of items on the Chick-fil-A menu.

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Homemade Chick-fil-A sauce

Course: sauceDifficulty: Easy


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Chick-fil-A sauce is a popular dipping sauce that is served with chicken sandwiches and nuggets at Chick-fil-A restaurants. It is a sweet and tangy sauce with a hint of smoke.


  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce

  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard

  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika

  • Combine all ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Whisk until well combined.
  • Serve immediately, or store in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.


  • You can use any type of mayonnaise for Chick-fil-A sauce, but Duke’s mayonnaise is a good choice because it has a slightly tangy flavor that complements the other ingredients.
  • To make a larger batch of Chick-fil-A sauce, simply double or triple the recipe.
  • Chick-fil-A sauce can be used as a dipping sauce for chicken nuggets, sandwiches, or fries. It can also be used as a marinade or a glaze for chicken or vegetables.
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