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How to Make Big Mac Sauce (Copycat Recipe)

Here is McDonald’s special sauce that is identified with Big Mac Burger: Big Mac Sauce. Bring the Big Mac flavor to your home with this recipe!

May 23, 2021
McDonald's Big Mac SaucePhoto By Canva
Difficulty Easy
Servings 4 people
Preparation 5 mins
Cooking 60 mins
Total 65 mins



  1. In a medium bowl, add mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar and seasonings. Mix all the ingredients until you get a smooth consistency.
  2. Pour the sauce into an airtight container with a lid. Leave it in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours.
  3. Stir the sauce before serving.
  4. Spread it on your sandwich bread or serve as a dip.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 McDonald's Big Mac Sauce
Serves 4
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 3 mg1%
Sodium 301 mg13.1%
Potassium 43 mg0.9%
Protein 0.5 g1%
Total Fat 3.9 g5%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


  • Refrigerate for 1-2 hours before using the sauce. It may take time for all the flavors to mix in homemade sauces. You can make the sauce more delicious by preparing it beforehand.
  • You can also choose sweet pickle relish instead of dill pickle relish. In this case, you don't need to use extra sugar in the recipe.
  • You can also choose apple cider vinegar instead of white wine vinegar.
  • Do not keep the sauce at room temperature.
  • You can keep it in the refrigerator for 2 weeks.
  • You can add 3 tablespoon french dressing to the recipe.
  • Shake or stir the sauce before using it.
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The special sauce, as popular as the Big Mac itself, is a wonderful flavor with its sweet-sour balance. This homemade Big Mac Sauce recipe that delivers a perfect flavor to your burgers also fits in a unique harmony with french fries, onion rings and salads.

Who would think of Big Mac burgers without this sauce? You won't be able to tell the difference between the copycat recipe of this delicious McDonald's Big Mac sauce and the real one! Try this recipe that will add flavor to many recipes from burgers to grilled chicken, from fries to salads! Create McDonald's flavor in your homemade burgers. Bon Appetit.

What Is Big Mac Sauce?

The Big Mac is the most popular McDonald's burger. The sauce in it is as popular as the burger. This sauce, known as Big Mac sauce or McDonald's special sauce, is creamy and orange-pink in color.

The original Big Mac was created in 1967 by franchisee Jim Delligatti. It was launched in 1968 with two pieces of patties,shredded lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions and special sauce in sesame seed buns. Over the years, the Big Mac Special Sauce recipe has changed and took its current form.

What Is Big Mac Sauce Made of?

Ingredients List of Fast Food Brand McDonald's famous Big Mac Sauce:

Soy Oil, Sweet Flavor (Chopped Pickle, Sugar, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Distilled Vinegar, Salt, Corn Syrup, Xanthan Gum, Calcium Chloride, Spice Extracts), Water, Egg Yolk, Distilled Vinegar, Spices, Onion Powder, Salt, Propylene Glycol Alginate, Garlic Powder, Vegetable Protein (Hydrolyzed Corn, Soybean and Wheat), Sugar, Caramel Color, Turmeric, Paprika Extract, Soy Lecithin.

What Does Big Mac Sauce Taste Like?

Big Mac special sauce is creamy, dense and sweet. It does not contain any tomato-based material. Besides, it has quite a similar flavor to Thousand Island dressing that is a type of salad dressing. However, these two sauces are not the same.

How To Make Big Mac Sauce At Home?

To make Homemade Big Mac Sauce,

  1. Mix all the ingredients in a medium bowl.
  2. After mixing the ingredients you have prepared, put them in an airtight container. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  3. Stir the sauce after taking it out of the refrigerator. Serve it with a burger, salad or fries.

How To Serve Big Mac Sauce?

Big Mac sauce is a taste that goes well with hamburgers. In addition, you can use this sauce in many recipes. This sauce can be consumed with steak or chicken sandwiches, salads, pastas, dip fries, boiled or fried vegetables.

Here are Our Delicious Recipes You Can Serve With Big Mac Sauce:

It's also a delicious dip sauce for french fries, onion rings, or boiled vegetables.

How to Store Big Mac Sauce?

The leftovers of this delicious sauce can be stored in the refrigerator for 2 weeks. It should be stored in an airtight container. For more flavor, it can be prepared in advance. It can be kept in the refrigerator for a few hours before using. The lid of the sauce pot should be tightly closed. Your sauce may taste bad if it gets air. It can also spoil if left at room temperature. It is not recommended to freeze homemade big mac sauce.

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