Chick-N-Que Sauce

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Queen Dragon Mom

Great marinade for grilled chicken. A little zing and the black crispies are nummy. A little side note: my next to youngest DS made this with 1/2 cup lemon juice and 1/2 cup 20 year old balsamic vinegar in place of the other acids. He put in about 2 Tablespoons of tabasco to offset the sweetness of the balsamic. It was absolutely heavenly! Sweet and spicy... wonderful! Next time I make this recipe I will use his variation.... I have used white wine vinegar, white vinegar, apple cider vinegar, dry white wine, lemon juice, any acid will work beautifully.

Top Review by gourmetmomma

this is the start of a great sauce. i used it to marinate some thin pork chops and it was delish. to use as a mop, i found i needed to reduce the sauce and bind the vinegar and oil with 1/2 tsp honey mustard. for my acid, i used a combination of balsamic and red wine. i also added a sprig of rosemary during cooking. the result was a wonderful vinegary sauce that didn't overwhelm the food.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Measure sauce ingredients together.
  2. Bring to a simmer.
  3. If using as a marinade, let cool.
  4. If using as a mop, use immediately.
  5. Can be thickened, if desired. Gumbo file works just great, the sassafras adds a nice touch.

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