How to Make McDonald’s Special Sauce (Big Mac Sauce) at Home

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Sahiba Sharma
Sahiba is a long time food lover. She has a soft spot for cuisines in her heart. Although she loves to cook with her mother, she is also a nutritionist. This means that she knows the science behind the food; what is good and bad in each ingredient. With her experience in cooking and nutritional education, she is a great resource to tell us about food and recipes.

Today a big secret is going to be disclosed. A secret that McDonald’s has been keeping within themselves for so many years. In this post, I will share the recipe of big mac sauce which you can make at your home.

Whenever I eat Big Mac Lettuce wrap or Big Mac Salad, I like to have Big Mac Sauce with it. If you love to eat at McDonald’s, you would definitely know what this sauce is and what it tastes like. This sauce is a perfect example of how important these side dishes are to make your food delicious and more delectable.

McDonald’s Big Mac Sauce is 1 step recipe and the ingredients required are Mayonnaise, Mustard, Relish, BBQ Sauce, Apple Cider Vinegar, Onion powder, Garlic powder, Paprika and Salt. Mix and whisk all the ingredients in a small bowl and the sauce is ready.

I know you’re eager to make the Big Mac sauce but make sure you check out the detailed recipe below with all the ingredients and other useful information that will help you make a perfect sauce. But before getting the instructions, check out our other copycat recipes below.

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2. McDonald’s Honey Mustard SauceHave you ever tasted the McDonald’s Honey Mustard Sauce that they serve you along with those fries and burgers? I love that sauce and now anyone can make it at their home.

3. McDonald’s Hot Fudge SauceOne of my favorite desserts that McDonald’s serves is Hot Fudge Sauce on their ice creams. That chocolate sauce is the best thing that you can have as that topping.

4. McDonald’s Tartar SauceThe tartar sauce McDonald’s serve with their fish sandwich is one of their most loved sauces. Now, you can also try it at your home with their authentic copycat recipe.

Ingredients for Mcdonald’s Special Sauce

  • 1/2 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Mustard
  • 2 tbsp Relish
  • 1/2 tbsp BBQ Sauce
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp Onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1/4 Salt

As you can see, all the ingredients are quite common and you will easily find them at any grocery store. Now let’s check out how much time you need to invest in making this sauce at home.

How Much Time It Will Take To Make McDonald’s Big Mac Sauce?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
5 Minutes 1 Minute6 Minutes

This Mcdonald’s Special Sauce recipe will only cost your 6 minutes. That’s not fair. Such a delicious recipe and only 6 minutes but good for us. Just take out 6 minutes from your 24 hours long day and have this treat ready on your plate.

Components Required

  1. Microwave: To cook the ingredients easily and fast.
  2. Microwave Safe Bowl: To keep the ingredients in it while cooking them in a microwave.

Well, now you all know what’s about to come. This recipe has reached its final step. The step from where you will be able to make it at home without consulting anyone else. Only the steps listed below are the key to make this Mcdonald’s Special Big Mac Sauce at home. So follow them and have it done.

Mcdonald’s Special Sauce (Big Mac Sauce) Recipe

 Mcdonald's Special Sauce
  1. Gather all the ingredients and keep them ready.
  2. Take a microwave-safe bowl and add all the ingredients to it. 
  3. Now you have to microwave the ingredients for about 25 seconds on full power.
  4. You can refrigerate this sauce and store it for up to two weeks. Enjoy! 

Your Mcdonald’s Sauce is ready. Enjoy this sauce with french fries or burgers. You can even use it with any other food item that you think is not that tasty and see the magic.

Nutritional Breakdown of Mcdonald’s Special Sauce

The nutritional breakdown of this recipe is down below in the table. Have a look and see what the nutritional elements in this recipe are.

Calories 82
Fats 8 gm.
Cholesterol 5 mg.
Carbohydrates 3 gm
Protein 0 gm.
Sugars 2 gm.

How to Make Mcdonald’s Special Sauce at Home | Video

Here is a video that you can watch to make this recipe easily at home. This will guide you through the whole process and see how it can be made perfectly.

Video by LowCarbLife

This Mcdonald’s Special Big Mac Sauce is a big secret and this is your chance to make it at home. So, what is stopping you from making this recipe at home? Get up and start making it. Tell us how was it’s taste and share your experiences with us. Till then, have a great time.

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