The Definitive* Guide to Dipping Sauces

Fast Food Sauces Guide

*In no particular order, as determined by me.

I like to ask the big questions: Why are do bad things happen to good people? What is God's plan for my life? Which fast food sauces are worth stealing a few extra packets? You know, the stuff that keeps you up at night. Without further ado, let's dive into those little guys that spice up our lives... and our chicken tenders.

A1 (Get It?) Sauces

Arby's Sauce - Arby's
As you'll soon find out with the rest of this list, any restaurant with a signature sauce named after itself is a sauce I want. Arby's Sauce is no exception; roast beef sandwiches just aren't the same without a little bit of this brown sugar-y, garlic and onion, ketchup concoction.

Cane's Sauce - Raising Canes
Ah, Cane's. I miss your delicious chicken tenders and texas toast; most of all, I miss your sauce. It's creamy, a teeny-tiny bit sour, with nice umami notes. Also, it's pretty much only available in Louisiana with garners an extra *rare* bonus.

Chick-fil-a Sauce - Chick-fil-a
Any joint that has a sauce named after itself, is a fast food joint I want to visit. Also, I'm convinced that the Honey Roasted BBQ Sauce is a slightly thicker version of Chick-fil-a sauce. Thoughts?

Spicy Ketchup - Whataburger
Sometimes, the greatest combos are also the simplest. Classic ketchup with a lil' kick. Stay golden, Whataburger.

Duck Sauce - Every Chinese Take-Out Place, Ever
Soy sauce is rad and sweet-and-sour is dope, but the slightly runny orange jelly of Duck Sauce holds the key to my heart... and my fried rice.

Honorable Mentions

Polynesian Sauce - Chick-fil-a
Savory chicken nuggets, sweet and tangy sauce, and pretending I'm in a tropical paradise instead of the chilly Midwest. #Bless

Horsey Sauce - Arby's
Creamy and bites you back a little bit. This one has the consistency of mayo which makes it perfect for curly fry dunks or sandwich spread. 

Salsa Verde - Taco Bell
This one would've included with the big boys except it's discontinued. Sure you can buy it in the grocery store, but honestly that's kind of weird. R.I.P. Salsa Verde, we hardly knew ye.


Fast Food Sauces Guide

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