Mayocue also known as Barbecue mayonnaise is an easy dip that’s become increasingly popular. This is an easy two ingredient recipe anyone can make. Perfect for your grilled chicken salads, burgers and even fries.
Dips can make a dish stand out and the trick is in getting the ratio of individual ingredients right for a green dipping experience. We also love that are customizable to suite your taste.
This recipe post contains helpful tips, tricks and answers to FAQs. Please read through to ensure you get the recipe right when you try it.
What is Mayocue?
Mayocue is a Heinz brand that refers to a combination of mayonnaise and barbecue sauce. It is a popular condiment used for sandwiches, burgers, and other dishes, providing a unique blend of creamy and smoky flavors.
Since we’re all about dips, you should try our Mayomust and Mayo Ketchup next when you are having some chicken nuggets and fries or even as a burger sauce when making crispy chicken sandwiches with these air fryer frozen chicken patties.
Why you’ll love this recipe
Unique Flavor Combination: barbeque mayonnaise offers a distinctive blend of creamy mayonnaise and tangy barbecue sauce, providing a flavor profile that is not found in traditional condiments.
Versatility: The versatility of Mayocue makes it suitable for a wide range of dishes. It can be used as a dip, spread, or topping for sandwiches, burgers, wraps, grilled meats, and more.
Taste: The combination of mayonnaise and barbecue sauce creates a well-balanced taste that appeals to individuals who enjoy a harmonious mix of creaminess and smoky flavors.
Mayonnaise: I used full fat mayonnaise. Feel free to use low fat mayonnaise if you prefer.
Bbq sauce: while I prefer to use original flavor, you can use any bbq flavor of choice. Choose from honey bbq, hickory smoke etc
How to make Mayocue (Bbq Mayo)
See printable recipe card at the end of this post for ingredient quantities and full instructions!
Measure out the ingredients
Mix with whisk till well combined.
What to serve with Mayocue
You now have your homemade "Mayocue" ready to add a unique twist to your favorite dishes such as this frozen chicken wings in air fryer!
Enjoy it as a dip, spread, or topping, and get creative with how you use it in your meals! We usually use it as a dip for all types of fries. Mayocue is great as a burger sauce for our grilled chicken burgers or salad dressing for chicken salads.
How to store
After making “Mayocue,” transfer it to a clean and airtight container with a lid. Glass or plastic containers with a tight-fitting lid work well for storing condiments.
Place the container with the “Mayocue” in the refrigerator as soon as possible. This will help maintain its quality and prevent bacterial growth.
As a general rule, homemade Mayocue should be consumed within a week or follow the shelf life of the ingredients used to make it. However, it’s essential to use your judgment and common sense when deciding whether the condiment is still safe to eat. When in doubt, it’s best to discard it and make a fresh batch.
- This Mayonnaise and barbecue sauce aka ‘Mayocue’ can be easily adapted to suit your taste. You can add more Mayo if you want it creamier or more bbq sauce if you want it to have more of the bbq flavor.
- You can add apple cider vinegar or white vinegar to lighten the sauce or to add more tang to the Mayocue. Season with Cajun or Cayenne pepper to add a little kick.
- Mayocue” should always be stored in the refrigerator at a temperature of 40°F (4°C) or below. Avoid leaving it at room temperature for extended periods.
- When using the sauce, always use clean utensils to scoop it out of the container to prevent cross-contamination.
It is not recommended to freeze Mayocue, as the texture and taste may be affected when thawed.
The suitability of Mayocue for vegetarians or vegans depends on the specific brands of mayonnaise and barbecue sauce used. Check the ingredients to ensure they meet your dietary requirements.
Mayocue should be consumed within a week or follow the shortest expiry date of the ingredients used to make it.
Yes, you can use your preferred variety of barbecue sauce, such as hickory, smoky, or sweet, to create different flavor profiles.
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Easy Mayocue Recipe
- ½ cup mayonnaise
- ¼ cup barbecue sauce your preferred variety, such as hickory, smoky, or sweet
- In a mixing bowl, combine the mayonnaise and barbecue sauce.
- Stir the two ingredients together until well blended and smooth.
- Taste the mixture and adjust the ratio of mayo to barbecue sauce according to your preference. If you want it creamier, add more mayo; if you desire a stronger barbecue flavor, add more barbecue sauce.
- Once you achieve the desired taste and consistency, transfer the Mayocue into a clean jar or container with a lid.
- Store it in the refrigerator until ready to use.