3 Different Ways To Make The Best Sauce For Your Burger

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So you want to know how to make the best burger sauce? 

The simplest way to turn your dinner from good to great. Having this skill in your tool kit will ensure that you’re a mainstay at all future summer barbeques as holding the title of being the best at creating sauces for burgers is not a title to be taken lightly. Consider a creamy blue cheese sauce, melting into delectable steak. Or maybe a buttery aioli is more to your liking, as it compliments the succulent taste of a delicious crispy chicken burger. Whatever your preference, we can all agree that a mouth-watering and flavour-filled burger sauce can completely transform your meal.

Follow along as we teach you how to make incredible tasting sauce for every kind of burger. Whether you’re craving a vegan burger or a dedicated meat lover, there’s something for everyone in this blog. 

The Best Burger Sauce For A Chicken Burger

Tip number one is to opt for the tried and tested sauces that you know will elevate your meal. Aioli is the perfect pairing for a chicken burger, it’s perfectly tangy, whilst enhancing the juicy flavour of the meat, and surprisingly easy to make. All you’ll need is:

  • 2 pressed garlic cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

It’s a seriously simple ingredient list that will elevate your next burger. To create this creamy concoction, combine your garlic cloves and salt and mash until it turns into a paste. From there slowly combine your mayonnaise, and then lemon juice and olive oil. Finally, add salt and pepper to taste and you’ve got a buttery aioli in mere moments. The creaminess of the sauce pairs perfectly against the juiciness of the chicken and the slight acidity is a delicious contrast to the savoury flavours of the meat, whilst adding a rich flavour throughout. This is a failsafe for the best chicken burger sauce that is perfect for summer evenings.

To try a mouthwatering chicken burger you’ll want to sink your teeth into, try our Lemon & Herb Chicken Burger over at Ribs & Burgers. 

The Best Burger Sauce Is The Ultimate Companion For The Best Hamburger

Tip number two is to create a sauce that will elevate your burger. Instead of competing for the attention of your taste buds, create flavours that will harmonise with the sweet flavours of tomato, lettuce and of course, your meat of choice. 

Sometimes nothing beats the original, and once you’ve tasted a great hamburger, you’ll be likely to agree. Between a fluffy, toasted bun, fresh vegetables and of course a delicious beef patty, you’ll be left salivating. But of course, no hamburger is complete without a special sauce to pull it all together, something you would be proud to call the best burger sauce. This best burger sauce is tangy to taste and incredibly easy to make. You’ll need:

  • ½ cup of mayonnaise
  • 2-3 tablespoons of tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon of mustard
  • 1 tablespoon of finely diced pickles
  • 1 tablespoon of finely diced onion
  • And if you like your food a little on the spicy side, 1-2 teaspoons of sriracha 

Once you have all of your ingredients for the best burger sauce, all you need to do is combine into a mixing bowl and stir until assembled, then add salt and pepper to taste and you’ve got a super quick people pleaser. This best burger sauce will add a bit of a kick to your daily dinner whilst still being mild enough for the whole family to enjoy. Plus, you can add more or less of a particular ingredient to tailor the recipe to your liking, and once created it’ll stay fresh in the fridge for a week, so you can say hello to leftovers. 

If you’re looking for the ultimate hamburger then try our Butcher’s Original Burger over at Ribs & Burgers. 

The Three Ingredient Veggie Burger Sauce

Tip number three is to keep it simple. Every sauce on this list can be made by any kind of chef. Whether it’s your first, second, or even five thousandth time in the kitchen, you’ll be able to create these creamy concoctions. So, for the final burger sauce on this list, we’ve saved the best for last. 

Whilst there are plenty of burger sauces out there to compliment various meat, why should those going meat-free be left out? As discussed, the key ingredient to success when creating a burger sauce at home is to keep it simple because this leaves less room for error, and what could be more simple than three ingredients? For this recipe, you’ll need:

  • 1 cup of vegan mayonnaise 
  • 2 tablespoons of Sriracha (or more if you like your food a little more tangy)
  • 2 teaspoons of mustard

All you need to do is combine your three ingredients and stir until you have your sauce. Of course, you can add a little more sriracha if you want to keep things spicy. This sauce will pack a flavour-filled punch to your veggie burger filling it with flavour and a little bit of a zingy edge. And, it is so easy to make with staple items you likely already have in your pantry!

For a tasty burger, minus the meat, get down to Ribs & Burgers for a bite of our incredible Impossible Royale.


No burger is complete without a great sauce to complete it. The best burger sauce has the power to add more dimension to simple flavours or to balance out a strong salty taste with a sweet, tangy zest. There’s a sauce for burgers of any kind, whether it’s a buttery aioli marinating against a crispy chicken. A special, zesty hamburger sauce that’s ready to elevate the flavour, or a tangy veggie burger sauce to pack a punch. The ultimate tip to make the best burger sauce is to keep it simple, and use tried and tested pantry staples that you know you can count on, to complete your delicious dinner. 

But, if you want to ensure that the flavours are always perfect and every burger is paired with a delectable sauce, head over to your nearest Ribs & Burgers, for a consistently incredible culinary experience you’ll want to eat again and again

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