Chick-fil-A Buffalo Sauce Recipe

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Buffalo sauce is one of the simplest recipes you can try making at home. And, if you want the best taste ever, go for the Chick-fil-A buffalo sauce recipe. Because all the basic buffalo sauce recipe comes with only a few basic ingredients. 

But, the Chick-fil-A buffalo sauce recipe comes with some extraordinary ingredients application that makes this sauce recipe unique from other buffalo sauces. Once you try this sauce, we guarantee you’ll keep it in your fridge for anytime use. 

And don’t worry if it’s your first time making this buffalo sauce at home. We’ll guide you through the entire process. So, let’s explore how to make Chick-fil-A buffalo sauce.  

Chick-fil-A Buffalo Sauce Recipe

Chick-fil-A Buffalo Sauce Ingredients

Almost all the ingredients are pantry though two of them are a bit special. And, you need to purchase them from your nearby super shop. Let’s check out the ingredient list-

  • Hot Sauce (1 Cup)

To get a consistent and also unique flavor, hot sauce comes in handy. You need 1 cup of hot sauce for your recipe. Depending on your serving size, the amount can be more or less. We will make 5 servings today. So, 1 cup will be perfect. 

  • Garlic Powder (1 Tsp)

To take up the flavor, you must require to add garlic powder to your recipe. So, take 1 tsp of garlic powder. 

  • Mustered Powder (1 Tsp)

Everything you need is to add a good flavor to your buffalo sauce recipe. So, you need 1 tsp of mustard powder as well. 

  • Sodium Chloride (½ Tsp)

This ingredient will help stabilize the sauce recipe so it can be fermented properly. But you need not to add so much. Add just a little like a few pinches or ½ tsp in measurement. 

  • Black Pepper (1 Tsp)

Another must-have ingredient for this sauce recipe is the black pepper. You need 1 tsp of black pepper today. It will add flavor and also will intensify the taste. 

  • Unsalted Butter (2 Bars)

You need the butter but not the salted one and the melted one. Make sure the butter is cold, not melted, and also not salted. Take 2 bars of the butter and keep them in the fridge. Because if you put them at room temperature, your butter will be melted. 

  • Xanthan Gum (⅛ Tsp)

This gum helps in thickening the recipe. But, you must add only a little. In that case, ⅛ tsp of xanthan gum will be perfect. 

How to Make Chick-fil-A Buffalo Sauce

If it’s your first time making this sauce, you must be careful while you’re in step number 6. Try adding the gum carefully. Or your sauce recipe will be ruined. 

Step-1

Take a small size saucepan and add hot sauce, garlic powder, mustard powder, sodium chloride, and black pepper. Now mix them properly so there’s no chunk left in the paste. 

Step-2

When the ingredients are mingled properly, you need to ahead to the next step. So, put the saucepan on your stove. You must keep the heat low and let the mixture simmer for 10 minutes.

Don’t increase the heat or the mixture will get burnt on the bottom. Remember, you shouldn’t let the mixture boil in the high heat.

Step-3

In the meantime, while simmering the mixture, you need to get your butter ready. Take the bars of the butter and chop them into square size. You’ll get about 4 sticks per bar. This time put the butter pieces aside for later use. 

Chop the Butter Bars into Square Shape

Image: Chop the Butter Bars into Square Shape

Step-4

This time check out whether the simmered sauce is thickened. If it looks the picture, heat off the stove and remove the saucepan. 

Step-5

Now add a piece of butter to the sauce and keep whisking to mix them well. Since the butter isn’t melted, it will take some more time to be mixed. 

But you have to keep stirring until it gets melted. This way, keep adding all other butter pieces to the mixture and also keep whisking to mix them properly. Your sauce will begin to get the intended color and texture. 

Step-6

After you finish adding all the pieces of butter, your sauce is almost ready. Still, if you want it to be more thick, add a special gum as a special condiment. So, add xanthan gum. 

Step-7

Now your sauce is ready to pour into a bottle. So, take a bottle and pour the sauce into it. You’re ready to serve your sauce with your favorite dishes. 

Pour the Sauce in A Bottle and Store

Image: Pour the Sauce in A Bottle and Store

Best Side Dishes to Serve With

The Chick-fil-A buffalo sauce is an extremely versatile sauce recipe that matches plenty of dishes. Here are some of the examples of which dishes you can serve this sauce with-

  • Mac and Cheese
  • Buffelo Wings
  • Cauliflower Wings
  • Grilled Cheese
  • Hot Dogs
  • Fried Chicken
  • Fried Potatoes
  • Baked Potatoes
Chick-fil-A Buffalo Sauce Recipe

Chick-fil-A Buffalo Sauce Recipe

Make the most amazing buffalo sauce ever. Follow the instructions of the Chick-fil-A buffalo sauce recipe here. Be an expert with us.
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CourseSauce
CuisineAmerican
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Servings5 people
Calories10kcal
AuthorNaomi Rogers

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Hot Sauce
  • 1 Tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tsp Mustard Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Sodium Chloride
  • 1 Tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 Bars Unsalted Butter
  • 1/8 Tsp Xanthan Gum

Instructions

  • Add hot sauce, garlic powder, mustard powder, sodium chloride, and black pepper in a small size saucepan and mix them
  • Put the saucepan on your stove. You must keep the heat low and let the mixture simmer for 30 minutes
  • Take the bars of butter and chop them into square size
  • Heat off the stove and remove the saucepan
  • Now add the pieces of butter to the sauce and keep whisking to mix them well
  • Add xanthan gum and mix thoroughly 
  • Now your sauce is ready to pour into a bottle

Notes

  • Sometimes your sauce can start to break and you notice some white lava spreading on the top. This is nothing to be worried about. It happens because the sauce is hot. In this case, you can let it 10 minutes to cool down before you add butter. However, it’s not necessary actually
  • The reason why the Chick-fil-A buffalo sauce becomes so tasty is because of its 4 unique additions. These are salt, fat, acid, and heat
  • You should add the gum sprinkling. Don’t put it in one place. Or it will get tight in one place and your sauce will be terrible
 
  • To get a nice thickness with extra flavor, you can add a little Greek yogurt to your sauce mixture

Nutrition

Serving: 2Tbsp | Calories: 10kcal

How Long Does Chick-fil-A Sauce Last

It depends on how you refrigerate your buffeslo sauce. Usually, you can store the sauce for up to 3 months. However, if you want to store it for an even longer period, you must go through some procedures, for example-

Sterilizing

When you store your sauce item in the fridge, you should sterilize the bottles. It will allow you to keep the sauce in good condition for even up to a year. Here’s how to sterilize your bottle-

  • Boil some water in high heat on your stove
  • Now dip the bottles or jars that you want to store your sauce in 
  • Kepp them in the hot water for 2 minutes
  • Now get them out of the water and dry
  • Your bottle or jars are ready to store the sauce

Remember the sterilized jars or bottles are ideal to keep the sauce in good condition for a long time. Because no germs can spoil the sauce quality. 

Air-Tight Bottle

You must keep your sauce in an air-tight bottle. If you store the sauce in a jar that has no lead or the lead isn’t tight, it will absorb air and the sauce can be spoiled before it should be. Therefore, it’s important to store the sauce in an air-tight bottle whenever you store it. 

Conclusion

To add flavor to your recipes, you can try the homemade Chick-fil-A buffalo sauce recipe. It can convert your regular ordinary recipes into a delicious one. Making this sauce once a month, you can use it the entire month. 

Since it’s a versatile recipe, it matches all types of dishes. So, you don’t have to make different sauce recipes for different items. This one sauce can cover your all dishes.

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