KFC Sauce Recipe

KFC Sauce Recipe

How To Make KFC Sauce

With no pan drippings needed, beef and chicken bouillons give this rich and savory KFC sauce a flavor boost. It’s a tasty condiment just like the original!

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 3tbspbutter,divided
  • 1small onion,finely chopped
  • 5tbspall-purpose flour,unbleached
  • cupswater
  • 2tspbeef bouillon
  • 2tspchicken bouillon
  • fresh ground black pepper,to taste


  1. Melt ½ of the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir for about 5 minutes until translucent.

  2. Heat remaining butter in the skillet over medium heat; whisk in flour to form a thick paste. Continue cooking, whisking constantly, for about 20 minutes until the flour has turned golden brown and begins to smell toasted.

  3. Whisk water, beef bouillon, and chicken bouillon into skillet until no lumps remain. Add pepper and bring the mixture to a boil. Cook and stir for 8 to 10 minutes until thickened to gravy consistency.

  4. Use as desired and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

The best way to make a good roux is to use a whisk and make sure the butter does not burn.


  • Calories: 244.98kcal
  • Fat: 17.64g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.03g
  • Trans Fat: 0.70g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.55g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.78g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.39g
  • Fiber: 1.41g
  • Sugar: 1.56g
  • Protein: 3.05g
  • Cholesterol: 46.05mg
  • Sodium: 514.81mg
  • Calcium: 34.12mg
  • Potassium: 102.40mg
  • Iron: 1.14mg
  • Vitamin A: 146.00µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.61mg
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