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Big Mac Sauce Copycat Recipe

Copycat Big Mac Sauce in a jar

This Bag Mac Sauce Copycat Recipe lets you whip up a bowl of tangy Big Mac sauce in your own kitchen!

Who doesn’t love a juicy Big Mac, slathered in Big Mac sauce? Now, you can easily replicate the recipe at home to spread on burgers, chicken, or a sandwich.

If you love Big Mac Sauce, you might enjoy this Homemade Vegan Mayonnaise recipe. Also, try this Vegan Coleslaw for a zesty side dish for your homemade Big Mac!

Why You’ll Love Copycat Big Mac Sauce 

The iconic McDonald’s burger sauce is popular for a reason: it has plenty of flavor and there’s nothing quite like it! The sauce is creamy, tangy, and slightly sweet, so it’s a perfect complement to all kinds of savory dishes, not just burgers.

To sweeten the deal, this recipe uses simple ingredients that are easy to find and inexpensive, so you can make it at home without breaking the bank.

Helpful Equipment To Make Homemade Big Mac Sauce

Here’s what equipment you need to make this Big Mac Sauce at home!

Big Mac Sauce Copycat Recipe Ingredients

  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 4 tbsp relish
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp paprika powder
ingredient list for Big Mac Sauce Copycat Recipe

How To Make This Easy Big Mac Sauce Copycat Recipe

You won’t believe it’s this easy to make Big Mac Sauce at home. 

Just mix all ingredients in a small bowl until well combined.

That’s it! Spread it on burgers or dip your fries in it. Enjoy!

Prep Time

It takes 5 minutes to prep this sauce.

mixed ingredient for Big Mac Sauce Copycat Recipe

All About Big Mac Sauce

Big Mac Sauce was created back in the 1960s by a McDonald’s franchise owner, Jim Delligatti. He wanted to create a burger that was bigger, juicier, and more flavorful than other fast food restaurants on the market.

For many years, the recipe was a secret. But recently, McDonald’s release the ingredients to the public, leading to a rise in copycat recipes. You can even buy Big Mac Sauce in a bottle in the supermarket in some places around the world.

While it’s difficult to match the exact recipe, this copycat provides all the flavor you expect from a spread of Big Mac Sauce and will definitely satisfy your craving for the fast food classic.

What Can I Do With Copycat Big Mac Sauce?

Here are some ideas on how to use Copycat Big Mac Sauce:

  • Spread it on burgers, sandwiches, and wraps
  • Dip your fries, onion rings, and chicken nuggets in it
  • Marinate your chicken or pork in it, then grill 
  • Use it as a salad dressing or sauce for veggie bowls

Ingredient Substitutions

While the recipe as written ends up tasting as close as possible to authentic Big Mac Sauce, you can substitute a few ingredients to suit your taste or use things you already have on hand.

Mayonnaise – You can use a vegan mayonnaise or low-fat mayonnaise instead of regular mayonnaise.

Sweet Pickle Relish – If you don’t have sweet pickle relish, you can use chopped pickles or dill relish as a substitute.

Yellow Mustard – If you don’t have yellow mustard, use dijon mustard, honey mustard, or spicy mustard can be used instead.

White Wine Vinegar – You can use apple cider vinegar or lemon juice instead of white wine vinegar.

Garlic Powder and Onion Powder – You can use fresh minced garlic and onion instead of the powdered versions.

Paprika – Smoked paprika or chili powder can be used instead of paprika.

Tips & Tricks and Recipe Notes

  • This recipe works better when your ingredients are at room temperature. Leave things out on the cupboard for about 30 minutes before mixing them together.
  • Make this a day ahead and store covered in the fridge. The flavors will blend together beautifully and intensify overnight.
  • You can make this spicy by adding a touch of cayenne pepper to the mix.

How to Store Copycat Big Mac Sauce

This Big Mac Sauce can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

Give it a good stir before you use it, as some of the ingredients may separate. The longer you leave this sauce, the more the flavors will blend together.

Copycat Big Mac Sauce in a jar

FAQs

Can I use Greek yogurt instead of mayonnaise?
I suppose technically you can, but it won’t taste at all like Big Mac Sauce. The flavor of mayo is foundational to the success of this recipe.

What is McDonald’s Big Mac Sauce made of?

Big Mac Sauce is made up of mayonnaise, pickle relish, onion, mustard, white vinegar, sugar, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and paprika.

Can I make this sauce ahead of time?

Yes! You can make this sauce up to two weeks in advance. But keep in mind that its shelf-life is only 2 weeks, so use it up by then!

Conclusion

The Big Mac Sauce Copycat recipe is an easy and delicious condiment you can make right in your own kitchen.

Enjoy the iconic taste of a Big Mac on your favorite burgers, sandwiches, and wraps. It takes just minutes, and you probably have everything you need in your fridge already!

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Copycat Big Mac Sauce in a jar

Big Mac Sauce Copycat Recipe


  • Author: Sam
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 201 Jar 1x

Description

This Bag Mac Sauce Copycat Recipe lets you whip up a bowl of tangy Big Mac sauce in your own kitchen!

Who doesn’t love a juicy Big Mac, slathered in Big Mac sauce? Now, you can easily replicate the recipe at home to spread on burgers, chicken, or a sandwich.

If you love Big Mac Sauce, you might enjoy this Homemade Vegan Mayonnaise recipe. Also, try this Vegan Coleslaw for a zesty side dish for your homemade Big Mac!


Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 4 tbsp relish
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp paprika powder

Instructions

  1. Mix all ingredients in a small bowl until well combined.
  2. Serve on burgers, or with fries.
  3. Enjoy
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Category: Sauce
  • Method: Hand mix
  • Cuisine: International

Keywords: copy cat recipe

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