So what makes Jack in the Box Good Good sauce – dare I say it – so good?
It could be the creamy blend of sweet, savory, and tangy flavors.
Or the subtle hint of mustard with just enough heat to wake up the tastebuds.
Whatever it is, since its introduction, Jack in the Box Good Good sauce has become a fan favorite for dipping curly fries and nuggets or served slathered over Jack’s crispy Cluck sandwiches.
But why settle for a little packet when you can make as much as you want at home?
And without the added chemicals or preservatives.
I’ve put together a Jack in the Box Good Good Sauce recipe with all the great taste as the original that you can make in your kitchen in minutes.
Plus, I’ve included some variations that taste even better than the original.
So if you’re looking for an easy go-to sauce recipe that packs a lot of flavor, read on for the best Jack in the Box Good Good Sauce recipe. It’s that good!
- 1 What Do You Need To Make Jack In the Box Good Good Sauce?
- 2 How To Make Jack In The Box Good Good Sauce
- 3 Other Things To Consider When Making Jack In The Box Good Good Sauce
- 4 Jack In The Box Good Good Sauce Recipe
What Do You Need To Make Jack In the Box Good Good Sauce?
Garlic intensifies the flavor of the sauce.
Feel free to add as much as you like. To save time, you can substitute a teaspoon of garlic powder.
I recommend using a white onion for this recipe, but if you like a more intense flavor, you can substitute a red onion or a teaspoon of onion powder.
Homemade is always best, but feel free to use your favorite store-bought brand.
If you like a tangier sauce, you can substitute Miracle Whip.
Adds the right amount of rich tomato flavor and sweetness.
You can substitute tomato sauce for the ketchup or add a tablespoon of tomato paste for more tomato flavor.
Gives your sauce some tang.
Feel free to substitute other kinds of vinegar or even fresh lemon juice.
Gives the sauce more sweetness and balances the tomato and vinegar flavors.
You can substitute molasses instead of honey if you prefer a richer flavor.
Adds another dimension of tanginess. Feel free to substitute different mustards, like Dijon or whole grain, to change the flavor.
Adds a touch of savory goodness.
Adds a touch of exotic spice and deepens the color.
Feel free to use smoked paprika if you want a smokier-tasting sauce.
Adds the perfect amount of heat.
Feel free to substitute different chiles, like chipotle or habanero, or a teaspoon of your favorite hot sauce.
Salt and Black Pepper
I recommend using coarse sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.
Salt helps unlock the other flavors, but be sure you taste it so you don’t over-season your sauce.
- Cutting board
- Non-reactive mixing bowl
- Blender (optional)
How To Make Jack In The Box Good Good Sauce
Step One: First, peel and mince the fresh garlic and finely dice the onion.
Step Two: Next, add all the ingredients to a non-reactive mixing bowl.
Step Three: Using your whisk, blend until your sauce is smooth.
Note: if you want a smoother sauce, pour it into a blender and pulse until you reach your desired consistency.
Step Four: Taste your sauce, adjust any ingredients, and season with salt and pepper.
Step Five: Allow your sauce to chill in the fridge for at least an hour before serving to give time for the flavors to develop.
Step Six: Serve warmed or chilled.
Other Things To Consider When Making Jack In The Box Good Good Sauce
It’s Easy To Customize Your Sauce
This recipe makes an authentic-tasting Jack in the Box Good Good sauce. But why settle for good when you can have great?
- For example, try using different chilis, like chipotle or habanero, instead of cayenne to give your sauce a different style of heat.
- Or substitute whole-grain or Dijon mustard for the yellow mustard.
- Add a few drops of liquid smoke, or use smoked paprika for a smokier-tasting sauce.
- You can substitute apple cider or red wine vinegar for the white to give your sauce a different twist on the tang.
- Add fresh herbs, like thyme or cilantro, to give your sauce more flavor and a spot of color.
You’ll discover new and delicious variations just by changing a few ingredients.
Who knows? You may find a version that tastes even better than the original.
What Can I Eat with Jack In The Box Good Good Sauce?
Jack in the Box Good Good sauce tastes so good; you’ll be looking for ways to enjoy it more often. It has the perfect blend of savory and sweetness that goes great with many of your favorite foods.
- Makes an excellent dipping sauce for fries and potato wedges.
- Goes great with Cajun-grilled chicken.
- Perfect for burgers!
- Use it instead of plain mayo on all your favorite sandwiches.
- Serve as a dip for fresh veggies.
- Delicious drizzled over Cajun-style barbeque shrimp.
Make More Than You Need!
If your family is anything like mine, you’ll never have enough Good Good sauce on hand.
So go ahead and double (or triple) the recipe.
Jack in the Box Good Good sauce stays fresh in the fridge for up to two weeks.
However, like all mayonnaise-based sauces, I wouldn’t recommend freezing it.
Jack In The Box Good Good Sauce Recipe
This Jack In The Box Good Good Sauce recipe provides the perfect balance of creamy, sweet, savory, and tangy flavors. It's great for any sandwich or as a dipping sauce for fries or nuggets. Plus, it tastes even better than the original!
- 2 cloves of fresh garlic, peeled and minced
- 1 teaspoon white onion, diced
- ½ cup of mayonnaise
- ¼ cup of ketchup
- 2 tablespoons of white vinegar
- 1 tablespoon of honey
- 1 teaspoon prepared yellow mustard
- ½ teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce
- ½ teaspoon of paprika
- ½ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
- Salt and pepper to taste
- First, peel and mince the fresh garlic and finely dice the onion.
- Add the minced garlic, diced onion, mayonnaise, ketchup, white vinegar, honey, yellow mustard, Worcestershire sauce, paprika, and cayenne pepper to a non-reactive mixing bowl. Using your whisk, blend until smooth.
- Note: for a smoother sauce, pour it into a blender and pulse until you reach your desired consistency.
- Taste your sauce and adjust any of the ingredients.
- Season with salt and pepper.
- Cover and put in the fridge for at least one hour to allow the flavors to develop.
- Serve warmed or chilled.
- You can change the heat - substitute different chilis for the cayenne. A personal favorite is to use chipotle chilis instead of cayenne.
- For a tangier sauce, use Miracle Whip instead of mayonnaise.
- You can never have too much garlic - add as much as you like!
- Substitute apple cider vinegar for the white for a different kind of tang.
- Substitute smoked paprika or add a few drops of liquid smoke.
- Play around with different types of mustard.
- Add some prepared horseradish to give your sauce more kick.
- Feel free to add other herbs, such as thyme, oregano, or cilantro, to give your sauce more flavor.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 115Total Fat: 10gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 95mgCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 0g
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