McDonald’s Bbq Sauce Recipe

McDonald’s bbq sauce recipe is another name of childhood memory. Because almost all of us were used to going to McDonald’s bbq sauce recipe, for having some delicious b.b.q chickens, momos, and beef items with their mouth watery b.b.q sauce. But a few days ago, at my weekend, I made it at my home. And you can’t believe this homemade b.b.q sauce brought me back my memories of tastes and delicious McDonald’s bbq  saucy snacks.

I just newly fell in love with this special b.b.q sauce. I made it following McDonald’s copycat recipe. This sauce usually accompanies the smoked and fried items, french fries, and burgers, too. But this dip brought their menu items up to another level of customer satisfaction. They set it as a special spicy dip. 

Its sweet-spicy smokey flavor makes you feel hearty.  So, I have decided to let you know the recipe secrets with full instructions and secret tips.

McDonald's Bbq Sauce Recipe

McDonald’s Bbq Sauce Recipe

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Recipe by Lindsay G. Cabral Cuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Simple


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If you think this special recipe is complicated, you can relax then, as it is very easy and short steps. This recipe  proves its easy-going process step by step. You can either make this sauce smooth and creamy or make it chunky by your choice. Minimal ingredients are being used in this recipe. It requires a couple of sauces  and spices. And this sauce will be done with a well-mixed of all ingredients. Otherwise, it will lose its authentic flavor. Just maintain my instructed steps as well as be careful about the measurement of all elements. As adding or lessening differs, the tastes out and out.


  • Red onions – 2 

  • Butter- 2 tsp

  • Garlic ground- 2 cloves

  • Lemon juice – 1/2 cup

  • Ketchup- 1 cup

  • Brown sugar- ½  cup

  • Apple cider vinegar- 2 tsp

  • Tomato paste- 1 tsp

  • Worcestershire sauce- 1tsp

  • Chili powder – 2 tsp

  • Paprika powder- 1 tsp

  • Yellow mustard – 1 tsp

  • Black pepper and salt- as per taste

  • Tools
  • A blender(optional)

  • A saucepan

  • A bowl for serving

how to make McDonald’s Bbq Sauce

  • Melt the butter: Preheat the saucepan onto a stove. Put 2 tsp of butter into it. Melt it on medium-low heat. Don’t burn the butter.
    Melt the butter
  • Add onion and garlic: After a few minutes, add 4 tsp of chopped onions. Saute it for a few minutes. Turn it into a brown and soft texture. Then allow 1 tsp of ground  garlic. Stir now together for 2 minutes. Make them creamy.
    Add onion and garlic
  •  Mix ketchup and sugar in it: Now,  go for a mix-up of 1 cup of tomato ketchup and ½  cup of brown sugar. They give the sweet and spice flavor to the b.b.q sauce.
    Mix ketchup and sugar in it
  • Add lemon juice: This time, to get a sour and savory flavor, add 1 cup of fresh raw lemon juice. It creates a mint fragrance.
    Add lemon juice
  • Allow the apple cider vinegar and tomato paste: Next, you have to allow 2 tsp of apple cider vinegar and 1 tsp of tomato paste. This tomato paste sticks to the sauce nicely. Stir continually for 2 minutes.
    Allow the apple cider vinegar and tomato paste
  •  Add Worcester sauce, paprika, and yellow mustard: In the meantime, add 1 tsp of Worcester sauce and 1 tsp of regular yellow mustard. Add 1 tsp of paprika powder.
    Add Worcester sauce, paprika, and yellow mustard
  • Simmer the mix: Stir the ingredients nicely. Finally, add 2 tsp of chili powder and ½ tsp of black pepper, and sprinkle a pinch of salt(as you desire). Simmer them by continuous whisking  as long as it gets perfectly cooked and smooth. Stir it on medium-high heat. Its finishing depends on which texture you want to have.
    Simmer the mix
  • Serve: After 10 to 15 minutes, it is completely done to serve. You can serve it using in a burger’s bun or on a sandwich. Just spread the sauce on top of the chicken’s layer and cover it with another bun. Then, have it without extending your time more.

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McDonald’s Bbq Sauce Recipe Nutrition Facts:

Calories47 kcal


Remember to get an authentic McDonald’s bbq sauce, you must follow the main methods of their actual recipe.  Never skip any steps and ingredients too. Afterward, you can allow your favorite flavors and species. This b.b.q sauce tastes very slightly to every fast food. It must water your mouth with b.b.q items, fried chicken, french fries, and burgers. With this McDonald’s bbq sauce, every time, you will feel the same taste of McDonald’s sauce. So, don’t be late, have your snacks more delicate with this delicious dip in McDonald’s bbq sauce. Let’s ready the dip.

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