Do you just let your meat marinate in sauce or do you just pour over the meat?
madhatter October 23, 2013 REVIEW:
Follow the other suggestions and it will turn out just like TGIFridays. I use it on pan-seared salmon all the time. It's our favorite sauce.
Itsy May 25, 2013 COMMENT: Love!!!! I used onion and caramelized them a bit first then added the Jack to deglaze. Next time I will cut Tabasco way down or eliminate it, but only because I don't remember the heat in this sauce. This is an awesome recipe!!!!
Member since: Jan 22, 2013
ThePug January 22, 2013 REVIEW:
Made this the other night cause Hubby said he likes TGIF JD sauce. I only used 1 cup brown sugar. I will be making this sauce very often! He said it was perfect!!
phattboy29 July 12, 2012 REVIEW:
this recipe is pretty accurate... I made changes as suggested (less brown sugar, added a little bit of garlic powder, and added some molasses) and came out damn near the same... thank you author!
justimari May 16, 2012 REVIEW:
Great recipe! Tastes almost the same as original one. I used just 1 cup of molasses and sauted onion in place of powder plus some garlic and it is fantastic!
Holly December 8, 2011 REVIEW:
This recipe is almost spot-on EXCEPT for the tobasco. The original TGI Friday's sauce does not have any heat whatsoever. So why is this in here? I foolishly followed the recipe to a T and included the 1 Tbsp... bad mistake. It was soooooo hot! I know at least one person in my house won't be able to eat this now.
Exclude the Tobasco or use no more than 1 tsp.
Other than that, it's perfect!
Jamesss July 11, 2011 REVIEW:
Amazing, tastes exactly like the real thing. Simply amazing. i used 2/3 of a cup of sugar, 2 stock cubes and half a tbsp of tobasco
JRN December 22, 2010 REVIEW:
First off, tell angelos714 at the beginning of the JD barbecue sauce recipe it states makes one cup.
I followed all instructions(also adding bacon bits) and the results were outstanding.
Member since: May 16, 2010
DonCarlo May 16, 2010 REVIEW:
I can't believe I just made Jack Daniel's sauce. Only 1 cup of brown sugar and Â½ tsp of Tabasco makes the difference. Saute some onions with Olive oil(1 tsp) then add the Jack D. Let it simmer for 12 min then add other ingredients. This totally rocks. My Rib eye was the bomb (^_^)
Guest Foodie December 30, 2009 COMMENT: I made it with half the amount of the ingredients posted (it was for small dishes), and it turned out the beef buillon's taste was too strong (2 cubes), covering the rest of the materials. The sauce was ruined...
angelos714 November 19, 2009 COMMENT: CAN SOMEONE PLEASE LET ME KNOW EXACTLY HOW MUCH BROWN SUGAR SHOULD I PUT IN IF IAM MAKING ONE CUP??????????? PLEASE!!!!!!PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! IAM HAVING GUEST OVER TONIGHT AND I WANT TO MAKE THIS SAUSE BUT EVERYONE KEEPS SAYING THAT TO CUT DOWN ON THE BROWN SUGAR CAN SOME ONE LET ME KNOW HOW MUCH...?????????? ***ASAP*** THANKS EVERYONE
Guest Foodie September 26, 2009 REVIEW:
Tried it with some grilled chicken. The taste is definitely closer to the TGI taste than any other recipe I've found. I cut the brown sugar to 1 cup, like said before. And would cut the tabasco sauce a bit next time (though I used Louisiana sauce, which may have made a difference.)
acerider May 15, 2009 REVIEW:
Much spicier than TGIFriday's and missing the sauted onions. Otherwise, comes very close to their sauce!
Guest Foodie April 13, 2009 COMMENT: I haven't tried this yet but it sounds pretty good. The only thing I wonder about is that at my Friday's the sauce has chunks of onion or something in it. This recipe doesn't mention anything "chunky".
Guest Foodie March 30, 2009 REVIEW:
I too only used 1 cup of brown sugar and the full tabasco. We like things spicy so I kicked it up a bit more with some prepared horseradish at the end. It was a perfect balance to the sweetness. I served this dipping sauce with shrimp stuffed filet mignon. Delicious!
Guest Foodie March 1, 2009 REVIEW:
I wasn't sure of this recipe because of the ingredients. However, I followed the recipe exactly (including all the sugar)and it turned out great. Thank you.
keith January 31, 2009 REVIEW:
excellent sauce - I didn't have any onion powder so I used dried onion flakes and it was very good.
I have used it on fish, chicken breasts and beef, cooked them all on the grill.
Phil November 24, 2008 REVIEW:
This recipe is very close to the original. I've made it twice. I think it tastes more like Friday's sauce if you only use one cup of brown sugar and add 2/3 Cup of molasses, although it gets very thick when it cools.
krcf2005 July 3, 2008 REVIEW:
I was VERY skeptical of this recipe. I have been looking online for a while. I just finished making this one and it was awesome! I believe it tastes just like Fridays, but I haven't had theirs in a while.
Like most everyone, I tweaked it a bit with everyones suggestions. Ok, so what I did was take 1/4c. onion and sautee it in the pan. Then added the Jack with about 1tbsp of Olive Oil. I let this boil out some of the alcohol before I added everything else. Then I added everything else in no particular order. Simmered for about 20 minutes to make sure the alcohol was out. It turned out awesome!
Also, only 1cup of brown sugar, and 1 tsp. of tabasco sauce was used.
Guest Foodie May 19, 2008 REVIEW:
Great recipe! A must for those that like Jack Daniel's sauce. Best to use 1 cup of brown sugar--2 is too much and will ruin your sauce. Add a garlic clove for an additional level of flavor.
showcott December 3, 2007 REVIEW:
Very easy to make and the flavor was very very close to TGI Fridays. It was a little bit more spicy then Friday's.
amazing September 11, 2007 REVIEW:
it was amazing and they key is add a little less brown suger trust me but it taste just like T.G.I. its worth the time it takes to make it
Grandpa wing sauce treat March 19, 2007 REVIEW:
Sweet the kid love it on deep fried chicken wings, served in a bowl with cut up raw veggies. they dip the veggies in the sauce with the wings in the bowl.
I put tablespoon of olive oil in sauce pan and saute a tp shaved onion and 1/2 minced garlic until garlic is golden brown, then deglaze pan with the Jack Daniels and let whiskey evap. add water and continue. the kids love it.
Kat February 23, 2007 REVIEW:
I followed the recipe and found it to be VERY spicy. I would definitely cut the Tabasco down to 1 tsp. Other than that I thought it was great!
trisha January 30, 2007 REVIEW:
I followed this sauce exactly to the recipe but it is very very sweet and not one I would recommend to try. It would ruin your steak or fish
Mark December 13, 2006 REVIEW:
I add garlic powder too!!
Tjam July 25, 2006 REVIEW:
Very good recipe. Try adding half a small diced onion (saute first) and cutting back on the brown sugar. Overall, excellent replica.
chef lib's June 14, 2006 REVIEW:
Excellent.. yup everyone this is the one I used at my B day party .. <busted> :)
fuhgeddaboutit May 27, 2006 REVIEW:
BAM!!!! this sauce was tight, almost exact to the restaurant. little less onion and brown sugar makes it a little better.....all in all a very good replica.
Guest Foodie January 5, 2006 REVIEW:
When I made this, it came out too spicy for my taste--I'm going to try again with only a teaspoon of Tabasco instead of a tablespoon. Everything else about this recipe is great--it is easy, tasty, and it uses ingredients I already had around the house. It was good on pork.
Member since: Dec 10, 2005
imagineth December 10, 2005 REVIEW:
I just tried this recipe and if you plan on adding 2 cups of Brown sugar, you're just going to ruin a perfectly good dipping sauce. I added 1/2 cup of brown sugar instead of two cups and it was perfect. I have commited this recipe to memory and look forward to using it for the rest of my life. It's actually BETTER than the commercial version. Tri it. It's certainly worth the 15 minutes.
Member since: Feb 2, 2005
johnlane September 12, 2005 REVIEW:
I've made this sauce on several occasions. Its absolutly great. I've even used it on eggs. This sauce is well worth the few minutes it takes to prepare. Be sure and not brush it on the meat will grilling, the sugar tends to carmelize very quick. Any leftover keeps well in the frig. and a few seconds in the microwave gets it ready for the next cookout. Its just a plain, spoon lickin good sauce.
Member since: Oct 3, 2004
betsyBoo March 14, 2005 REVIEW:
My boyfriend really likes the Jack Daniel's sauce at T.G.I. Fridays but every time we go to our local restaurant we get really crummy service. Yesterday we made this sauce, and although the Jack Daniel's taste was a bit overpowering (I don't think 15 minutes is long enough to simmer out the alcohol), my boyfriend declared the sauce "pretty close" to the TGI Friday's version. This is quite high praise from him - he is very dyed-in-the-wool and particular about his tastes. Thanks for sharing!
Member since: Feb 23, 2005
ron0944 February 23, 2005 REVIEW:
I haven't really tried this recipe yet, which is why I used a 3 star (neutral) rating. I just bought some of this terrific sauce from one of the local Friday's restaurants (not cheap either) and I believe there is molassus, teriyaki sauce, and small chopped onions among the key ingredients. I'll try this one and see how close it comes.
Member since: Oct 3, 2004
kissthisfem October 3, 2004 REVIEW:
We ate at TGIFriday's yesterday and the waiter there sent us to this site for this recipe.
Very authentic...tastes exactly like the restuarant's.
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