I love Mcdonald’s. And I love their sauces. So much so that I recently thought it would be a good idea to look into the calories of each one. I’d like to share my research here with you today.
McDonalds Sauce Calories
Below you can find all the nutritional information for every sauce on the McDonalds menu:
|Tangy BBQ |
|Spicy Buffalo |
|Creamy Ranch |
|Honey Mustard |
|Sweet ‘N Sour |
Please note: these numbers have been taken directly from the McDonalds website and include all sauces at the time of writing.
Other Nutritional Information
|McDonalds Sauce||Fat |
|Tangy BBQ Sauce||0||11||0||0||260|
|Spicy Buffalo Sauce||3||1||0||0||520|
|Creamy Ranch Sauce||12||1||0||0||160|
|Honey Mustard Sauce||3.5||6||1||0||125|
|Sweet ‘N Sour Sauce||0||11||0||0||160|
Wondering about the Big Mac? Check out the Nutrition guide here.
What Is The Lowest Calorie Sauce At McDonald’s?
The lowest calorie condiment at Mcdonald’s is their mustard (0 calories) or ketchup (27 calories per serving). Although, their lowest calorie dipping sauce is their Spicy Buffalo Sauce at 30 calories. Their Tangy BBQ sauce is not too far behind with 45 calories per serving.
So there you have it, a quick handy guide for identifying the calories in the suite of sauces at Mcdonald’s.
Just bear in mind that different sauces go best with different things, and that depending on your own nutritional stance and requirements, not all sauces may be suitable.
For instance, if you are on a low-fat diet; you’re going to want to stay clear of the likes of their Tartar sauce (which is naturally included in the Filet-O-Fish by the way.
If you are watching your carbohydrates, specifically sugars, then you may want to stay away from the Sweet ‘N Sour sauce. There are 10 grams of sugar in it did you know.
And lastly, just be mindful of the sodium content.
McDonald’s sauces are naturally quite high in sodium, added to all the sodium found in the other foods on the menu, particularly the chips.
Do you have other questions about the sauces at McDonalds? Then my following guides may be of interest:
- What Sauce Does McDonalds Have?
- How Long Does McDonalds Sauce Last?
- How To Make McDonalds Tartar Sauce
- Who Makes Mcdonalds BBQ Sauce?
- What Sauce Is On A Big Mac?
- What Is McChicken Sauce?
Hi there. I’m Jeremy – a passionate food technologist with several decades in the food industry. With a love for sauces, food, and nutrition, I decided to create WeWantTheSauce. Here I share my experience, knowledge, and recommendations; from ingredients and recipes to storage all the way through to nutrition for every sauce imaginable.