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Applebee's restaurant recipe for southern barbecue sauce chicken wings

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Can anyone give me an approximation of Applebee's, (Jupiter, Fl) recipe for barbecue chicken wings, southern style? Even the manager didn't know. They were really good. I know they had vinegar, and there had to be tomato sauce of some type


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    1. southern with a vinegar/tomato base sounds like north carolina sauce....

      1. snark aside, you should post this under chains rather than Fl- I doubt the sauce is unique to the one Applebees you go to.

        1. From www.recipegoldmine.com:

          Applebee's Barbecue Sauce

          1/3 cup bottled apple butter
          1/3 cup Catalina dressing
          1/3 cup catsup
          2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

          Combine all ingredients. This will keep in the refrigerator for a few weeks or may be frozen. The recipe can easily be doubled or tripled.

          1. Maybe this one?

            1/3 c Hunt's ketchup
            1/3 c Apple butter
            1/3 c Kraft Tangy Bacon Dressing
            1/3 c Apple juice

            2 tb Worcestershire
            2 ts Louisiana Hot Sauce
            1 tb Mustard
            1 ts Lime juice
            1 ts Liquid hickory smoke

            1/2 ts Celery seed
            1/2 ts Oregano
            1/2 ts Black pepper
            1/4 ts Garlic powder
            1/4 ts 180 Degree seasoning; (or your favorite rub)
            1/4 ts Chicken seasoning

            You can make this in a container in the microwave.