Shake Shack's Special Sauce Recipe


Nutrition

Cal/Serving: 207
Daily Value: 10%
Servings: 4

Low-Carb
Sugar-Conscious, Kidney-Friendly, Vegetarian, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Wheat-Free
Fat22g35%
Saturated0g0%
Trans0g0%
Carbs1g0%
Fiber1g2%
Sugars0g0%
Protein0g1%
Cholesterol11mg4%
Sodium296mg12%
Calcium11mg1%
Magnesium4mg1%
Potassium32mg1%
Iron0mg1%
Zinc0mg0%
Phosphorus8mg1%
Vitamin A166IU3%
Vitamin C0mg0%
Thiamin (B1)0mg1%
Riboflavin (B2)0mg0%
Niacin (B3)0mg0%
Vitamin B60mg1%
Folic Acid (B9)1µg0%
Vitamin E0mg1%
Vitamin K5µg7%
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated0g0%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated0g0%
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Arthur Bovino

 

The Daily Meal’s executive editor, Arthur Bovino, says it best when it comes to Shake Shack’s popular sauce:

"Besides the great seasoning and taste of the burger patty, the obvious thing that makes Shake Shack’s ShackBurgers so great is the tangy Shack sauce. It doesn’t have the noticeable bits of relish that you see in In-N-Out sauce, and it’s much lighter in color, but it doesn’t skimp on flavor. Tangy, sweet, with a little zest — when it all comes together with the other flavors, there’s almost a creamy element that rounds out the salt of the burger and the sweet of the bun. It’s a thing of beauty. The day I learned that you could ask for Shack sauce on the side for extra slather on the burger, or for dipping fries was a dangerous one."

As he mentions, Shake Shack’s sauce is very pale in color, which is why we think there’s probably no ketchup in it, and it gets its pale pink shade from seasonings and red-wine vinegar. Yellow mustard adds a bit of tang, and we’ve also included a bit of sugar to balance out the vinegar. 

3.666665
Ratings6

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon red-wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 4 tablespoons chopped dill pickles
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

DIRECTIONS

In a food processor fitted with a sharp blade, combine all of the ingredients and process until smooth.  

Season with salt and pepper to taste. 

Recipe Details

Servings: 4

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