The beef sandwiches from Arby's would be very hard to duplicate, since they are made from specially processed hunks of beef that are then thinly sliced with a deli-style meat slicer. However, the sweet-and-tangy BBQ sauce can be cloned easily. You can make my copycat Arby's sauce recipe with just a few basic ingredients and add it to a variety of homemade sandwich creations, even barbecued ribs or chicken.
Source: More Top Secret Recipes by Todd Wilbur.
- 1 cup ketchup
- 1 tablespoon water
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon Tabasco pepper sauce
1. Combine all the ingredients in a small saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the sauce begins to boil, 5 to 7 minutes.
2. Remove the sauce from the heat. Cover and allow to cool.
3. Pour into a covered container for storage in your refrigerator. Keeps for a month or two.
Makes 1 cup.
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