Viral Tiktok Reveals A Surprising Way To Make Your Own Chick-Fil-A Sauce

When was the last time you sat down with a plate of chicken nuggets and fries and ate them as is without any ketchup or ranch? Probably never, right? While there's no denying that these treats are delicious on their own, a meal just doesn't seem complete without a vat of our favorite condiment(s) on the side to dip, dunk, or drizzle over our food, taking the eating experience to an entirely new level.

Of the myriad of condiments available these days, Chik-fil-A sauce has become one of the most popular, and not just for food from the Georgia-based eatery. Patrons do their best to stock up on packets of the smokey, tangy sauce to enjoy not only with their chicken sandwiches and waffles fries but anything else that they may eat in between trips to the fast-food establishment. The chain has even bottled up their delectable sauce creation to sell in grocery stores so you no longer have to sit in that outrageously long drive-thru line to get your hands on the condiment.

But alas, even with the widespread availability of Chick-fil-A's famous sauce, you may still find yourself in a situation where it eludes you – perhaps when you're dining at one of its rivals, like McDonald's. Fortunately, TikTok user foodwithsoy has provided lovers of this craveable sauce with an easy way to recreate it using a surprising combination of ingredients that are offered at most other fast-food establishments, meaning you'll truly never have to go without it again.

Use this trio of condiments to recreate Chick-fil-A's famous sauce

If you're a fan of Chick-fil-A's signature sauce, you've probably spent a considerable amount of time browsing the internet for copycat recipes, but we're willing to bet you've never seen one like this before. In a now-viral TikTok video, user foodwithsoy demonstrated how they created their own version of the stuff using a trio of condiments from McDonald's. "It's ranch, barbeque, and honey mustard," the TikToker explained before emptying a packet of each into the top portion of their Chicken McNugget carton. They proceeded to mix the three together with a nugget, creating a single sauce they described as both smokey and sweet that fans raved over. "Genius! Didn't even think of that!" one user commented, while another called it a "game-changer."

We know what you're thinking – could recreating the all-mighty Chick-fil-A sauce at another fast-food establishment really be as easy as combining together three other condiments? As it turns out, it is. According to the dip's origin story, Chick-fil-A sauce was "accidentally" created in the 1980s when an employee added barbeque sauce to a homemade honey mustard dressing concocted by one of the chain's franchisees (via The Chicken Wire). In 2012, the restaurant sent out a tweet revealing that ranch dressing was also part of the "magical blend." Therefore, the next time you find yourself craving a side of Chick-fil-A sauce with your McDonald's nuggets, you can follow foodwithsoy's brilliant hack with confidence to get your fix.