Savory Burger King Onion Ring Sauce

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A slightly sweet and tangy sauce with a kick to make your mouth water. If you have tried Burger King’s onion rings, then you are sure to be a fan of their spicy onion ring dipping sauce.

This sauce has a slight kick coming from the horseradish with an accompanying heat from the cayenne, but it comes together for a slight tang and a sweet creamy finish. It’s a versatile dipping sauce, which particularly goes well with BBQ cookout staples.

Tip: For best results, cover and chill for at least 1 hour before serving alongside home-made onion rings. Goes along great as a spread for burgers and sandwiches, or sweet potato fries.


How To Make Copycat Burger King Onion Ring Dipping Sauce

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Creamy, mayo-based sauce packs a punch with spicy flavors from cayenne pepper and horseradish.

Preparation Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 5 mins
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  • 1 ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 ½ tsp prepared horseradish
  • ½ tsp lemon juice
  • 1 ½ tsp ketchup
  • ½ tsp ground cayenne pepper


  1. Prepare all necessary ingredients for your copycat Burger King onion ring dipping sauce.

  2. In a mixing bowl, add in all the prepped ingredients.

  3. Using a spatula, stir your ingredients until they are well-combined.

  4. Garnish your sauce with a pinch of dried oregano and enjoy it with well-fried onion rings!

Recipe Notes

Go ahead and adjust the spiciness to suit your family’s preference.

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  • Calcium: 7mg
  • Calories: 575kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 35mg
  • Fat: 63g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 17mg
  • Protein: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 10g
  • Sodium: 558mg
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Vitamin A: 159IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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Commonly Asked Questions

How do I make this healthier?

Substitute regular mayo with low-fat mayonnaise for a healthier option.

I don’t have fresh horseradish on hand, is there an alternative?

Absolutely! You can substitute horseradish with horseradish sauce from your local supermarket. Alternative options include black radish, wasabi, fresh or ground ginger, as well as brown mustard



This mayonnaise-based sauce that mimics the ones found in the famous chain, but certainly this recipe versatile to suit anyone's tastebuds. So fry up some onion rings and give this dipping sauce a try!

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