How To Make Buffalo Wild Wings Caribbean Jerk Sauce At Home

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The Buffalo Wild Wings Caribbean Jerk sauce is among the great and secret sauces on the Buffalo Wild Wings menu. This thick and rich sauce will be one of your favorites if you prefer your wings to be hot and spicy. You can purchase it by the bottle or just get some Caribbean Jerk wings from Buffalo Wild Wings. But why do that when you can easily make a big batch of the Caribbean Jerk sauce at home?

Caribbean jerk sauce at home

The Buffalo Wild Wings Caribbean Jerk sauce mainly leans on the sour and spicy side. But you can taste the notes of other flavors in the sauce as well. This sauce has all the Caribbean flavors you need for your wings. Gather all the ingredients, such as the different kinds of sauces, herbs, and spices (This sauce is high on herbs and spices).

The instructions for this recipe are nothing but “throw in the bowl and mix”. You just need to know what to throw into the bowl. Also, this recipe demands vigorous mixing so maybe warm up before making it (No! Not squats!). Let me tell you all about the Buffalo Wild Wings Caribbean Jerk sauce. 

In this article, you will find the list of required equipment, ingredients, nutritional facts, and instructions. But before you read out the entire recipe, check out other Buffalo Wild Wings copycat recipes from our website.

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2. Buffalo Wild Wings Parmesan Garlic Sauce – Buffalo Wild Wings parmesan garlic sauce is a creamy thick sauce that can be paired with nuggets and chicken wings. This sauce has garlic, parmesan cheese, and mayonnaise combined together. This mixture is loaded with the flavors of different spices like dried basil, dried oregano, marjoram, dried thyme, etc.

3. Buffalo Wild Wings Parmesan Garlic Wings – Buffalo Wild Wings parmesan garlic wings has crispy fried wings dredged in a creamy cheesy parmesan sauce. The sauce for this dish is loaded with herbal flavors of basil, thyme, and oregano. Black pepper and red pepper makes it more spicy while mayonnaise and parmesan add more flavor to it. It’s a make ahead dish and can be enjoyed at any celebration meal.

4. Buffalo Wild Wings Chicken Wings – Buffalo Wild Wings chicken wings are crispy wings covered in a spicy hot sauce. The sauce for these chicken wings has cayenne pepper, hot pepper sauce, white vinegar, blue cheese. The chicken is first tossed in the spice mix, then fried and finished by add spicy sauce to it.

What Equipment Will You Need To Make Buffalo Wild Wings Caribbean Jerk Sauce?

  • Large Bowl – Add everything into the large mixing bowl to make the Buffalo Wild Wings Caribbean sauce. 
  • Whisk – Mix it with the help of a whisk. 

How Much Time Will You Need To Make Buffalo Wild Wings Caribbean Jerk Sauce?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
15 Minutes15 Minutes

What Ingredients Will You Need To Make Buffalo Wild Wings Caribbean Jerk Sauce?

  • Spring Onions – Add minced spring onions to the sauce to give it an earthy and fresh taste. But only use the white and light green portions of the onion. 
  • Cornstarch – Cornstarch is added to thicken the sauce and give it a smooth texture. 
  • Butter – Add butter to add richness to the sauce. You can also use margarine if you feel like it. 
  • Ketchup – Add ketchup to add a tomato-tang to the sauce. 
  • Water – Add the water so that it doesn’t become too thick. We want the consistency of a sauce, not a paste. 
  • Apple Cider Vinegar A teaspoon of apple cider vinegar will thicken the consistency of the sauce.
  • Lemon Juice – Add the tart flavors to the sauce by adding lemon juice to the sauce. 
  • Cayenne Pepper Sauce – This sauce is supposed to be hot. So add some cayenne pepper sauce to the mix. 
  • Worcestershire Sauce – Add a bit of umami flavor to the sauce by adding some Worcestershire sauce to it. 
  • Dark Brown Sugar – To balance the tartness and spice of the sauce, generously add dark brown sugar to the sauce. This adds a subtle sweetness and a nuttiness to the sauce. 
  • Dried Thyme – Fragrant earth sharpness will be added with a teaspoon of dried thyme.
  • Cayenne Pepper – Spice up the sauce with a pinch of cayenne pepper.
  • Parsley Flakes – Umami richness can be enhanced with some parsley flakes.
  • Garlic Powder – Garlic powder will bring out fragrant piquancy to the sauce.
  • Onion Powder – A pinch of onion powder will enhance the savory blend of flavors.
  • Ground Nutmeg – Nutmeg is a rich source of antioxidant that brings out nutty and aromatic flavors.
  • Sage – Add rubbed sage to the Caribbean sauce to add aromatic flavors. The rubbed sage is prepared by rubbing the dried sage leaves to create a light texture.
  • Salt – Add salt to your taste.
  • Black Pepper – Season the sauce with a teaspoon of black pepper.
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Steps To Make Buffalo Wild Wings Caribbean Jerk Sauce

1. Five Flavors

Take a large bowl and add minced spring onions, cornstarch, water, and butter to it. Then, add ketchup, apple cider vinegar, white vinegar, and lemon juice to it for the sharp tart flavor. After that, add some hotness with cayenne pepper sauce and some umami flavor with Worcestershire sauce. For sweetness, add dark brown sugar and season the sauce with salt and pepper.

2. Stir In The Spices

Lastly, add freshness and warmth with herbs and spices. Add cayenne pepper, dried parsley flakes, garlic powder, onion powder, dried thyme, ground clove, ground nutmeg, ground Allspice, and rubbed sage to the bowl.

3. The Sauce Is Whisk-ey

Now, using a whisk, mix all these ingredients until the sauce becomes smooth. Keep it in the refrigerator until you want to use it. Your delicious Caribbean jerk sauce is ready! Toss the fried wings in the sauce and dig in!

Nutritional Information

Calories 154 kcal
Fat4 g
Saturated Fat2 g
Trans Fat1 g
Cholesterol10 mg
Sodium528 mg
Potassium171 mg
Carbohydrates29 g
Fiber1 g
Sugar26 g
Protein1 g

How Will The Buffalo Wild Wings Caribbean Jerk Sauce Look And Taste Like?

The sauce has a predominant spicy and sour taste, but other flavors make their presence felt. The sauce is dark-colored and leans on the deep-maroonish brown side of the color scale. The dark brown sugar adds sweetness and the umami flavor of the Worcestershire sauce is also evident. Just toss the wings in the sauce and travel to the Caribbean with the flavors. 

Recipe Card

Homemade spicy Caribbean jerk sauce

Buffalo Wild Wings Caribbean Jerk Sauce Recipe

The Buffalo Wild Wings Caribbean Jerk sauce is a hot and spicy sauce. The Caribbean flavors come from a mixture of different sour and spicy sauces and herbs. This dark-colored spicy is the perfect glaze for you if you like spicy wings.
5 from 8 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course copycat
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 154 kcal

Equipment

Large Mixing Bowl
Whisk

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tablespoons Spring Onions (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon Cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons Butter (melted)
  • ¾ cup Ketchup
  • 1 cup Water
  • ¼ cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons White Vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Cayenne Pepper Sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon Juice (freshly squeezed)
  • 10 tablespoons Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Parsley Flakes
  • ½ teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Onion Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Dried Thyme
  • teaspoon Ground Clove
  • teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
  • teaspoon Ground Allspice
  • teaspoon Rubbed Sage
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • 2 teaspoons Freshly Ground Black Pepper

Instructions
 

  • Take a large bowl and add minced spring onions, cornstarch, water, and butter to it.
  • Then, add ketchup, apple cider vinegar, white vinegar, and lemon juice to it. After that, add some cayenne pepper sauce and Worcestershire sauce. Also, add dark sugar and season the sauce with salt and pepper.
  • Lastly, add cayenne pepper, dried parsley flakes, garlic powder, onion powder, dried thyme, ground clove, ground nutmeg, ground Allspice, and rubbed sage to the bowl.
  • Now, using a whisk, mix all these ingredients until the sauce becomes smooth. Your delicious Caribbean jerk sauce is ready!

Nutrition

Calories: 154kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 528mg | Potassium: 171mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g
Keyword Buffalo Wild Wings, Buffalo Wild Wings Caribbean Jerk Sauce, Caribbean Jerk Sauce
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What does Caribbean jerk sauce at Buffalo Wild Wings taste like?

Caribbean jerk sauce is tangy, mild, and packed with rich spices.

What is Caribbean jerk made of?

Caribbean jerk is prepared with cumin, nutmeg, allspice, smoked paprika, cinnamon, red pepper flakes, sugar, and cayenne pepper.

Is Caribbean jerk the same as Jamaican jerk?

Caribbean Jerk seasoning is a hot blend of dry spices of Jamaican origin most commonly used as a meat rub.

Why is it called jerk sauce?

The word jerk is said to come from charqui, a Spanish term of Quechua originated for jerked or dried meat.

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