Secret Spicy Sauce

It seems like wherever you look there’s always some sort of “Secret” sauce recipe floating around the interwebs. From McDonald’s to In-N-Out and every restaurant that serves up burgers and sandwiches in between, everybody’s got their own twist on a secret recipe. All that said–and I’m obviously biased–I really love my own secret sauce, and I’m not even ashamed to brag about it. It’s got this perfect balance of heat and creaminess that just oozes all over burgers and sandwiches, and complements the meat in ways that should be illegal.

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My family loves it so much, I usually make a double-batch just so they have some for burgers and dipping with fries or tots. When you see how easy it is–and realize that you’ve probably already got all these “secret” ingredients in your pantry–you’ll want to eat burgers every night.

I apologize in advance for any addictions that may arise after consuming this secret sauce.

Here’s what you’ll need:

Secret Spicy Sauce

Secret Spicy Sauce


    For the secret spicy sauce:
  • 1/2 TBSP garlic powder
  • 1/2 TBSP onion powder
  • 1 TBSP yellow mustard
  • 2 TBSP ketchup
  • 1 TBSP (or 5 slices of) pickled jalapeños, minced
  • 1 dill pickle, minced (or 4 TBSP of dill relish)
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 1/2 TBSP dried dill
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper (or chipotle pepper)


  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl, mix until well blended then refrigerate until ready to serve.

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