Ancho Honey Mustard Sauce Recipe -
Ancho Honey Mustard Sauce Recipe
  • READY IN 5 mins

Ancho Honey Mustard Sauce

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"Smoky meets sweet-and-spicy. Keeps well and has lots of creative uses: use as a dipping sauce, salad dressing, or drizzle on burgers."

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  1. Whisk together the mustard, honey, ancho powder, garlic powder, and rice wine vinegar in a small bowl until evenly combined.
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Sep 24, 2009

Wow! What a great sauce. It was easy to make and was absolutely wonderful. I didn't have any ancho chili powder so I used Chipolte Chili Powder. It carried a pretty big kick. Ancho might not be as spicy so I would probably cut back a little of the chili powder if i were to use chipolte again. I made to use with chicken tenders but decided to make into a spinach salad with tenders on the top and used the sauce as a dressing. was so good. Used white corn and black beans as a side. WTG cheffjeff

Jul 27, 2010

Great taste. Looked everywhere for ground anco and couldn't find it (even in specialty markets) but substituted paprika and it worked. I have some whole dried anchos that I'll grind up for next time when I have more time.

Jun 13, 2011

This tasted very sharp to me, so I had to thin it out with Ranch dressing, and then it was WONDERFUL as a sauce for sweet potato fries! Thanks for the recipe!

Dec 03, 2011

This a great sauce, versatile as a salad dressing or dipping sauce. I used as dressing for salad, and as a dip for mushrooms and bread. Straight up delicious. Truly a sweet-meets-heat item. The chipotle powder gives it a great smokiness and heat, balanced by the sweetness of the honey. It took three days to use up the sauce, and the heat definitely increased each day--which is great since I enjoy food with a kick. One of the best things about this is you can distinctly tell as a dressing this is fresh--the taste is absent the distinct flavor of preservatives and artificial components of commercially made dressings. Awesome. Super easy to make. 5 minutes tops, and you have a natural and low-calorie dressing with great flavor...

Oct 04, 2010

i replaced the honey with tai red chili paste because i wanted it a little spicy with the sweet, excellent recipe!

Mar 01, 2010

I've never been a fan of honey mustard, but adding the chili powder was great. I served this with a baked chicken nugget recipe on this site too. Great match.

Dec 08, 2010

I love sauces and dips that are flavorful and versatile! I used this sauce to accompany the Chicken Nut Puffs appetizer and it was delicious! This sauce also freezes well, so I just take it down the night before I need it and serve it with our appetizers. Great recipe!

Apr 05, 2010

Great on ham! Added some dill for extra flavor and color. Will make again for sure!


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  • Calories
  • 84 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 21.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 376 mg
  • 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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