Copycat Jan sauce is one of the best chicken finger sauces you have never heard from. From the Candlelight Inn in Illinois, this is a sauce all locals know, love, and crave. You can create this chicken dipping sauce at home.
Jan Sauce Recipe
This sauce is easy to make and tastes great on battered chicken strips, chicken tenders, and even a salad. What’s more, it stays fresh in your refrigerator for up to ten days.
If you live in the vicinity of Sterling, Rock Falls, or Clinton in Illinois, you are probably familiar with the Candlelight Inn. This popular local eatery was founded in 1967 by Bob and Jan Prescott. Their specialty is a fried chicken dinner called Chicken George, which is served with Jan’s special sauce and one side of your choice. Locals who don’t live really close think that the Inn’s chicken is worth the drive wherever you live in Illinois.
While the chicken at the Candlelight Inn is certainly wonderful, it becomes even tastier when eaten with the sweet and sour dipping concoction named after Jan Prescott – Jan Sauce. Now you can enjoy this Candlelight Inn eating experience at home by making this copycat Jan Sauce. You probably already have the simple ingredients you need – mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar, and Tabasco Sauce.
Wonderful as a dip for battered chicken strips. Just as good as the original!
- Tabasco Sauce
Place all ingredients in a bowl and stir to combine.
Chill for at least 15 minutes or until sugar dissolves.
Serve with fried chicken tenders.
Create Copycat Jan sauce at home
You have got to give this easy chicken finger dipping sauce at home. It’s so easy, and you can make it with easy to find ingredients. I also think this sauce is great to spread on a sandwich, and it can be used for a dipping sauce for fish sticks too!
So if you can’t get to the Candlelight Inn, you can make some of this sauce at home in just a moment or two!
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Copycat Jan Sauce Recipe
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 2 tablespoons vinegar (white)
- 1/2 teaspoon Tabasco
- Mix all ingredients in a small mixing bowl.Let sit for 15 minutes in the fridge or until sugar dissolves.
- Mix again before serving...Enjoy!