The BEST Chicken Dipping Sauce

This Chick Fil A Sauce recipe is the BEST Chicken Dipping Sauce! Smoky, sweet, with a slight tang, it’s PERFECT for dipping chicken nuggets, grilled chicken, or french fries!

Try This sauce with my Homemade Chicken Nuggets for the full Chick Fil A experience!

The BEST Chicken Dipping sauce tastes just like Chik-Fil-A sauce!

This recipe is actually my spin on Chick-Fil-A Sauce

We are OBSESSED with this chicken dipping sauce in our house. I make a double batch every week…which might seem like a lot, but we eat a ton of chicken recipes! I try to grill 2-3 pounds of chicken on Sunday so we have it made during the week to grab for lunch or a quick dinner. I always use the best chicken marinade recipe, and this dipping sauce is SO good with it! Actually it’s good on so many things beyond chicken too. It’s fantastic on burgers, with shrimp, or anything you would use ketchup on! Even spread it on sandwiches and it is amazing! It’s a completely versatile dipping sauce, that I know you will love as much as we do!

Like many people, we love Chick-Fil-A nuggets and sauce, but since we *try* to limit the amount of fast food we eat, I decided to try my hand at the sauce at home, because we love it just as much (if not more) on GRILLED chicken!

Super Easy Chicken Dipping Sauce

What IS Chick Fil A Sauce?

If you’ve never had Chick-Fil-A sauce it’s a creamy, slightly smoky, sweet sauce with a little tang, There are tons of recipes on the internet for this sauce, and I’ve tried a few, but I tweaked the ingredients a little bit and we love it even more than the original! And now they’re even packaging it and selling it, which is amazing, but my version is MUCH cheaper and equally pretty spot on!


This chicken sauce recipe is SO easy and is only 4-ish ingredients you probably have in your pantry right now!

You need:

  • Mayo
  • BBQ Sauce (I always use Sweet Baby Rays)
  • Honey
  • Mustard & Dijon Mustard

Just mix the ingredients together and you’re all set!

How Long Will This Last?

This will be good stored airtight in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Super easy Chicken dipping sauce will be your favorite sauce ever

What Else Could You Dip…



The BEST Chicken Dipping Sauce

  • Author: Shelly
  • Prep Time Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield Yield: 3/4 cup sauce 1x
  • Category Category: Sauce
  • Method Method: Bowl
  • Cuisine Cuisine: Dinner


The perfect dipping sauce for chicken and beyond!


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons BBQ sauce ( I always use Sweet Baby Rays)


  1. In a medium bowl whisk all ingredients together.
  2. Serve with grilled chicken, chicken nuggets, french fries, or even on a burger!


Store airtight in refrigerator for up to a week.

Keywords:: chicken sauce, dipping sauce, chik-fil-a sauce, copycat chik-fil-a

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Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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August 21, 2021 12:08 pm

I added 1/4 tsp apple cider vinegar and it was spot on!

Neil Adams
May 16, 2021 8:01 am

Hi, I’m in the UK, our Yellow Mustard is hot and fiery, good for clearing sinuses, is yours the bland, tasteless, yellow stuff I sampled in America ?

October 11, 2021 4:03 pm
Reply to  Neil Adams

Our yellow mustard isn’t hot at all! Nor is it bland or tasteless! Try buying a bottle of French’s Mustard from Amazon. It’s our #1 selling mustard in the United States. If you want sinus clearing out mustard add some horseradish to it!

May 7, 2021 12:12 am

I made this sauce tonight to serve with air fried chicken tenders. I usually make a recipe exactly as written the first time but because I do not eat sugar, I subbed the honey with sugar free honey and sweet baby rays sugar free bbq sauce. I did not add any other sweetener and it was just right. I had friends over and did not tell them at first that it was no sugar. I had to make a second batch before it was over. Everyone loved it. Me too. I am thinking that I might use it as a… Read more »

October 24, 2020 12:49 pm

Tastes just like Chick-fil-A sauce!!!! So stinkin’ delicious!

Loris Stark
September 30, 2020 3:05 pm

This dipping sauce is absolutely delicious! This is definitely a keeper. We also tried hot dijon mustard and loved it.

September 10, 2020 10:22 pm

I made this sauce for dinner tonight and everyone loved it! My daughter was licking her plate so she could get all the sauce off and my husband even commented about how good it was which he rarely does. I can’t wait to try it with your marinade to next time. Because there definitely will be a next time. Thanks for the great recipe!

Victoria Conery
August 24, 2020 12:54 pm

Very good recipe it’s a keeper thank you

August 3, 2020 12:29 pm

This is serious! Best tasting sauce and it totally reminds me of Chick-Fil-A. Thanks a lot for sharing!!

Very chefy
May 27, 2020 7:45 am

Really good I used hoisin instead of barbecue still tastes amazing

May 2, 2020 8:32 pm

Very tasty! Will make again! And again and again and again. lol

March 28, 2020 12:32 pm

I use this all the time! Thank you!!!

December 2, 2019 6:59 pm

Hi Shelly! I very seldom, if ever, leave reviews; however, this particular recipe is most definitely review worthy. My family loves it. We are making homemade chicken tenders just for the sauce. Thanks for the deliciousness.

November 20, 2019 7:20 pm

Screenshotted the recipe! This is awesome. And great introduction and read! Like a cooking show!

Dave K.
September 6, 2019 7:24 pm

OMG you wrote a novel of useless and mindless fluff all for a 4 ingredient, 2 step recipie.

June 19, 2020 4:13 pm
Reply to  Dave K.

You must have had the same math teacher as Shelly.

Elaine Kittler
August 7, 2021 1:05 am
Reply to  Dave K.

What’s your point about the “useless novel & mindless fluff”? Doesn’t sound like the reviewers think that. By the way, Shelly, I liked your response!

October 11, 2021 4:07 pm
Reply to  Dave K.

Dave, why so rude? Sounds like you’re having a bad day! Hopefully tomorrow will be a better one.

Madyson West
July 21, 2019 8:59 pm

I used hickory brown sugar baby rays and honestly this reminds me of Chick-Fil-A sauce. But better!!!! Thank you so much!

Shelly Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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