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T.G.I. Friday's Jack Daniel's Grill Glaze Recipe
T.G.I. Friday's Jack Daniel's Grill Glaze
By Todd Wilbur

Recipe Type: Sauce
Calories: 198
Cook Time: 1 hour
Recipe Rating: 4.7 (123 reviews)
 

The Jack Daniels Grill Glaze is one of the most scrumptious sauces you will ever taste on just about any meat. Introduced in April of 1997, this glaze has become one of Friday's best-selling items. This versatile sweet-and-slightly-spicy sauce can be ordered on salmon, baby back ribs, steak, chicken, pork chops...even on chicken wings. I was encouraged to figure out how to clone the stuff when the Oprah Winfrey Show requested an appearance. I think you'll find this secret formula tastes virtually I'dentical to the original glaze! You can use it to top your favorite meat, but if you're grilling, be sure to apply the sauce late in the cooking process just before taking the meat off the flame, since the sauce has a lot of sugar in it and will quickly burn. Oh, and don't forget to serve extra on the side.
 

1 head of garlic
1 tablespoon olive oil
2/3 cup water
1 cup pineapple juice
1/4 cup teriyaki sauce
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 1/3 cups dark brown sugar
3 tablespoons lemon juice
3 tablespoons minced white onion
1 tablespoon Jack Daniels Whiskey
1 tablespoon crushed pineapple
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1. Cut about 1/2-inch off of top of garlic. Cut the roots so that the garlic will sit flat. Remove the papery skin from the garlic, but leave enough so that the cloves stay together. Put garlic into a small casserole dish or baking pan, drizzle olive oil over it, and cover with a lid or foil. Bake in a preheated 325 degrees F oven for 1 hour. Remove garlic and let it cool until you can handle it.

2. Combine water, pineapple juice, teriyaki sauce, soy sauce, and brown sugar in a medium saucepan over medium/high heat. Stir occasionally until mixture boils then reduce heat until mixture is just simmering.

3. Squeeze the sides of the head of garlic until the pasty roasted garlic is squeezed out. Measure 2 teaspoons into the saucepan and whisk to combine. Add remaining ingredients to the pan and stir.

4. Let mixture simmer for 40-50 minutes or until sauce has reduced by about 1/2 and is thick and syrupy. Make sure it doesn't boil over.

Makes 1 cup of glaze.


        
Excellent!!
Holly  
Submitted on: 04/07/14
This recipe really takes 2 hours to make due to the garlic cooking time. This was the EXACTLY like the TGIF sauce. I didn't find the flavor to be overpowering in pineapple in any way. I did double the recipe in case it turned out good and I am glad I did.
Too sweet
Tawny  
Submitted on: 03/21/14
I followed this recipe to the T and although it came out ok it ended up tasting like garlicky pineapple syrup. If making it again I'd add a little more JD and cut the brown sugar and pineapple juice by at least half.
AmAzInG!!!
kaitlyn bultema  
Submitted on: 03/13/14
i make this glaze very often and had nothing but great feedback from family and friends they say they would rather have me make it for them rather then go to tgi friday!!! if it doesnt taste right to you either you made it wrong or you just have bad taste!
VEry good too sweet
jorge ramirez  
Submitted on: 02/28/14
it is very good. It's too sweet but maybe depends on the pineapple i used natural juice, and two spicy for me less cayenne pepper next time.
Too much pineapple
Stephen  
Submitted on: 02/15/14
The sauce is actually pretty good but the sheer amount of pineapple burns through the rest of the lovely taste and ruins it, I think there should be at least a half of the amount of pineapple in this dish. It might be because I'm extremely sensitive to pineapple but this sauce simply has FAR too much pineapple and it just tastes like pineapple juice with a twist of JD sauce. If you take it out though, you will find it's a really good sauce very close in taste to the TGI recipe.
Yum!
Rose  
Submitted on: 02/04/14
This stuff is awesome! I think I like it better than TGI Friday's sauce.
KevinZ  
Submitted on: 01/29/14
I make this at TGI Fridays all of the time. This is missing 3 things. Get some from the restaurant and make this and compare it. Not close at all. Also, there are no black cherries in the recipe despite what a past comment said.
ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT !!!
Reni  
Submitted on: 01/24/14
Absolutely spot on! delicious !!!
Delicious
Marinda  
Submitted on: 01/20/14
I read the reviews and now that I've made the sauce, let me say that it is fantastic and very very close to the same thing. Slightly too pineapple-ey, in my opinion, but my boyfriend disagrees. He disagrees. He says it's perfect. I used minced, canned garlic and sauteed it n some oil and smashed it up. Seems to have worked out just fine. I say go for this recipe! ! Don't let those few reviews discourage or influence you. This is absolutely delicious if u like what tgif has.
OMG perfection
Kristen  
Submitted on: 01/19/14
My boyfriend and I love the Jack Daniels menu at tgifridays and he was so stocked when I surprised him with wings in this sauce for the game! It comes out exactly like the one from the restaurant. Side note: I uses two elephant garlic cloves cooked the same way and it worked perfect.
Lover of good recipes
Dianne Rombke  
Submitted on: 01/18/14
Wow! This is absolutely amazing! I have been trying to figure out how to make the J.D. sauce at Friday's and this is it! You cannot beat this recipe. Absolutely awesome and thanks for the recipe!
Love it Love it Love it!!!
Dee  
Submitted on: 01/11/14
Not sure what Jim is talking about or where he is from to get black cherries in the sauce. Either way who cares that's not on the ingredients. Just add it. I can't wait to have my grilled JD wings and beer for the Super Bowl.
MAKE IT AGAIN MAMA!
REDD KYLES  
Submitted on: 01/08/14
I MADE THIS ONCE & NOW THE TOOPS WONT SHUT UP!! THEY BEG 4 IT!!!
Wonderful
Angela  
Submitted on: 12/31/13
I've been making this for a couple of years. I make very, very large batches and can it in small, jelly size jars so I only have to make a batch every once in a while. My family actually thinks this is better than the original. The only thing I change is the bourbon. I use either Knob Creek, Maker's Mark or Old Forester (I know, I know...it's called Jack Daniels, but I like the better bourbons).
#1 sauce in our home
Evett  
Submitted on: 12/28/13
I've made this a couple of times now and always double the recipe because every one loves it! It does take some time to make, but it is well worth it. For the reviewer who mentioned the recipe missing cherries, this is not so. TGIF'S original recipe does NOT contain cherries. If you follow this recipe, you will not fail.
Delicious but not the same thing.
Lake  
Submitted on: 12/26/13
Close to the real thing but not exactly. My taste buds are telling me there was too much pineapple juice. Also, when I taste the real TGIF sauce I think of dark corn syrup. That said I still made a mess eating ribs slathered with this sauce. Delicious!
Tgi jack Daniels sauce
Jay  
Submitted on: 12/23/13
Omg ! Unbelievable , absolutely spot on.
Jamie  
Submitted on: 12/08/13
I have made this several times and absolutely love it! It boils down quite a bit so I always do double batch and rather than 2 cups pineapple juice I substitute one cup orange juice. works out great!
Absolutely Delicious
Dayle Watson  
Submitted on: 11/17/13
So is it nice.....hell yes, is it the same as TGI's......in my view its extremely close, having tasted TGI's on a Friday and making this up on a Sunday i can honestly say it's 99% perfect. I'd personally double the recipe though at the very least seeing as it takes a while to make. I also used Honey JD, and i'm glad i did because i now have a new drink lol. So yes this is a great sauce and just don't skip any corners in making it, raost the garlic as instructed.
where's the cherries?
jim  
Submitted on: 11/16/13
The sauce served at the restaurant has black cherries in it. Try again!
Jeneen haack  
Submitted on: 11/13/13
omg amazing I make a quadruple recipe my family loves soooo much!!!
Excellent recipe
Linda  
Submitted on: 11/08/13
I have been making this sauce for years using this recipe. It always turns out excellent without making any changes. Authentic as what you will get in TGI Fridays!
Jerky
Dave USA  
Submitted on: 11/06/13
Used this glaze as a marinade for jerky. It turned out pretty damn good! Used the honey JD for more flavour worked perfectly!!
Pretty close
KayJay  
Submitted on: 10/24/13
Just finished up this recipe about an hour ago, and it's close, but not quite the real deal I would recommend using less garlic, maybe more than half of the recommended 2 tsp, but no more than 1 1/2. After simmering and tasting, I found that I had to add more pineapple juice, lemon juice, cayenne and even a bit more sugar and simmer another 10 minutes. Also, I had to simmer for much longer than 50 minutes, much closer to 90. Still, this was my first attempt, and as first attempts go I'm quit
corner cutting
Phloid  
Submitted on: 10/17/13
Im an executive chef. Heres what you do. Roast the garlic. Then throw that and everything else into a saucepan. But omit the water. Bring it to a simmer. Take cornstarch and dissoodlve it in a bit of water. Add it to boiling sauce til desired thickness.....done!
brilliant!!
sarah  
Submitted on: 09/30/13
Such an amazing likeness!!! Time consuming to make but so totally worth it!! All the family love this and its saving us money because we can now get our TGI fix at home!!
You MUST make this!
Shawna  
Submitted on: 09/18/13
We have made this several times and it's such a hit with everyone! SO YUMMY on ribs or chicken. Try it!
Great!!
Teresa Campbell  
Submitted on: 09/14/13
I have made this several times and it is awesome. My family loves it!! Just like TGIF sauce. I use the whole garlic clove.
Great Sauce !
Donna  
Submitted on: 09/01/13
I didn't have any whole garlic so I used minced garlic sautéed in olive oil and I used caramelized onions because a TGIF server told me she knew it had caramelized onions. It was great!!!
Awesome!
Bryan  
Submitted on: 08/08/13
This recipe is perfect! Almost exactly the same as tgi Fridays! I think the roasting of the garlic is key, don't omit this step! I followed the recipe to a tee but I didn't have any jack Daniels in the house so I used captain morgan spiced rum and it was just as good. I also doubled the recipe cause i wanted extra. Highly recommend this recipe!
WOW!
Adara clarton  
Submitted on: 07/30/13
Went to TGI's last week as the misses is absolutely obsessed with this sauce, just came across this recipe and followed it step by step.... AMAZING, pretty dam close to the real thing what a find :D
If done as shown, it is it.
Kelly Wood  
Submitted on: 07/10/13
Made this last night on a whim, sure enough, it is it. No need for the roasted garlic though as you can't really taste it when you do use it. Impressive. The trick is to just go slow and take your time. It's worth it.
don't rush the cooking time
evett  
Submitted on: 07/05/13
For those who write this recipe does not taste even close to the original, I suggest trying it again but play around with the suggested ingredient serving sizes. Each time I make it, it comes out better and better. My family also putsI it on everything. Yes, it is sugary, but there are bunch of other flavors that come alive when cooked slowly.
Tastes like the real deal
Vicky  
Submitted on: 06/23/13
This recipe is spot on in terms of fast and authenticity to the TGIF version. It is a labor of love...a time consuming process but it is totally worth it if you love the sauce from TGIF
Brian  
Submitted on: 05/19/13
Lot of work for 1 cup of sauce. Tastes like Fridays but not worth the effort.
Eh..
Angelica  
Submitted on: 05/18/13
Long process just for a cup of sauce and while I don't think it tastes like the TGIFs' sauce it still tastes pretty good
Terrific
Paige  
Submitted on: 05/16/13
Made this sauce last night and it was terrific! We had it on steak last night and I am using the rest on chicken tonight. Thanks!
Not even close
Rick  
Submitted on: 05/15/13
I worked fit TGIF and I made the jd glaze this is not the recipe viki you are right not close at all
Amazed!!!
Jason b  
Submitted on: 05/11/13
I'm shocked at how much this tastes like the original. Seems just a tiny bit spicier than original but I still am amazed. You could do a side by side taste test with this and no one would be able to tell the difference. roasting the garlic was an interesting process but im sure its crucial. I have to buy this dudes books....all of them!!! Been anybody cares i been a waiter for 15 years and have worked at Fridays.
Jessie  
Submitted on: 05/02/13
O.M.G. I can't believe it. It taste JUST like T.G.I. Friday's! I am super excited. I ate it with chicken this evening and I can't wait to make pulled pork with it. It did take me a little longer to reduce down...about an hour and a half but I doubled the recipe so I could have lots of leftovers. Thanks for this awesome recipe!
Amazing
Senetra  
Submitted on: 04/16/13
I will def make this again, however I change the Jack Daniels Whiskey to Sherry Cooking Wine, cause I was to lazy to go to the store to pick up that last ingredient, lol, still turned out amazing!!!!!
Maria (NY)  
Submitted on: 04/14/13
Thanks for this DELICIOUS recipe, Todd. I just had to try it, and I'm so glad cause my husband and kids love it. Low heat plays a crucial role, may take a little longer to thicken up but it's well worth it. In the mean time my family and I are LOVING IT!!
Epic
Jake  
Submitted on: 04/06/13
This came out awesome! I'm sorry Vicki, but I think you should blame your culinary skills instead of the recipe. HIGHLY recommended! The only suggestion I have is to cook it down a little longer to make it thicker. LOW HEAT! It's easy to burn. Be patient.
Boom!
Lianne R (UK)  
Submitted on: 03/26/13
Made this today wondering if it will really taste like the sauce we love at TGI's, and omg IT DOES!! The fiance is well-chuffed. Now that I know how to do it, I am sure we are gonna make ourselves sick lol!
AMAZING
Ciara  
Submitted on: 03/12/13
LOVE this recipe! Been making for a few years, even replaced the pineapple juice with apple juice when I've forgotten the Pineapple at the store.(reducing the amount by a quarter cup) & it comes out just as tasty! I always add more onions too!
Brooke  
Submitted on: 03/11/13
This is amazing...my entire family loved it, and it's identical to Fridays! FANTASTIC!!
YUMMMMMM!!!
suejane  
Submitted on: 03/04/13
THANK YOU for this recipe, Todd. I just made a double batch and used my stock pot, since I didn't want to worry about boil-over, and it worked well. Here is what I did differently: I used fresh minced garlic from a jar and didn't roast it, I didn't put in the crushed pineapple, and used slightly less water (1 cup for double recipe instead of 1-1/3 cups). It thickened nicely, is very sticky (just like at TGIF!), and tastes wonderful!!
awesome!!!
Eddie Salazar  
Submitted on: 02/23/13
Made this recipe a few years ago and we are hooked!! You can poor this on cartboard n have a great tasty meal...
daniella da silva  
Submitted on: 07/31/12
This glaze is absolutely delish! I think it's just like the original this guy did an excellent job copying it. This glaze goes well with egg rolls chicken fingers and meats. I rate this recipe an a++++. Thank u sooo much 4 this recipe!
The best!
nj blemaster  
Submitted on: 12/27/11
I have loved this glaze for years but only recently started making it myself...in about two months I've made it about a dozen times because we use it on everything - even salad! I recently bottled it up and gave it to family as gifts for the holiday - they were thrilled!
Kelly Mahon  
Submitted on: 04/19/11
Ok, so my hubby and I are obssessed with the JD sauce at TGIF, so I was very eager to try this. It came out ok I suppose, but i definitely don't think it was EXACTLY the same as TGIF. It tasted wayy too pineapple-y. Someone said here that they doctored it because of the overpowering pineapple taste, i wish they would've mentioned how!!! I read all the reviews before I made it and was REALLY hoping that i'd be with everyone except the two people that didn't like it. But Ive got to b
Great!!!
Phil  
Submitted on: 04/10/11
This is very close to the original. Don't waste your time with the roasted garlic part, I just use garlic powder and a little less brown sugar.
Gina Cihacz  
Submitted on: 02/05/11
I can't tell the difference. I have tried this not only on red meat, but also on Chicken, pork loin. This is all purpose
awesome
Verna Fitzgerald  
Submitted on: 11/26/10
I made this and gave it as Christmas gifts last year and everybody wants the same this year...
Kim  
Submitted on: 06/28/10
Been making this for years as well - excellent with all meats, seafood and veggies.
Fly Navy  
Submitted on: 12/31/09
This recipe is legit. My wife and I have been making it for years and can honestly say it tastes just like the real deal. Everybody who has tried it loves this recipe and wants it for their own.
carol knox  
Submitted on: 10/03/09
I thought this glaze was excellent!!! I found it was easy to make and each time I have served it people have raved about it
KC  
Submitted on: 09/15/09
I have been making this recipe for years and I have to tell you, it's the BEST! I baste burgers with it, use it on chicken, almost anything! Thank you for coming up with this clone.
BOB  
Submitted on: 06/21/09
I been making this recipe for about 9 years and every time I make it everyone says it tastes just like the real thing. My option don't knock it until you try it. What someone else might not like you might enjoy. JUST TRY IT.
Bernie  
Submitted on: 05/24/09
I have been uing this recipe foe about 10 years now and every time I do everyone loves it. I just came back to the site to print it again because its getting hard to see the copy I have. I have tried others from this site and they are all great.
Skye  
Submitted on: 04/17/09
I'm SOOO glad I stumbled across this site. I made this yesterday and it was awesome, just like TGI's. I used bottled lime juice as I had no lemon, but did everything else as described and it turned out great. Thanks Todd, I'm looking forward to trying some of your other cloned recipes!
Alex&Julia  
Submitted on: 04/05/09
It's fantastic! Easy to cook, fantastic taste!
Jerry  
Submitted on: 02/02/09
I don't think this tastes anything like Friday's JD sauce. Can't even taste the JD. One tablespoon is not nearly enough. Sure it tastes good, but only because it's mostly SUGAR! Don't waste your time on this recipe.
april  
Submitted on: 01/14/09
This is great. I only get to eat TGI once in a great while, now I get to eat it all the time. My husband would'nt try the sauce at TGI, but when I made it here at home he loved it. Now I have to make it with almost every meal. He even eats it with pork chops. It is great. But instead of using the garlic glove and smelling up my whole house I just use minced garlic and I think it works just the same.
Wendy  
Submitted on: 12/30/08
OMG I Love this stuff. This recipe is the best. I had Jack Seseme Chicken at TGI Fridays so I decided to try this recipe and it is soooooo close. I have made it several times already. Thank You
Dr Scott  
Submitted on: 12/23/08
The best!!!! Only takes looong time to reduce when you increase the quantity.
stacy  
Submitted on: 12/10/08
We loved it!!!! taste just like it.
Danny  
Submitted on: 11/29/08
This sauce is da bomb! Tasted just like tgi ribs. So tasty, but i think the soy sauce should be dropped if your making ur own teryaki sauce. the guy who made this sauce should get a nobel prize
Troy  
Submitted on: 11/22/08
This is the best!!!
Aggie  
Submitted on: 09/16/08
This sauce is superb on beef, chicken, fish and pork. I will make it in volume next time. Our guests enjoyed it so much that we ran out of glaze.
Robin  
Submitted on: 06/24/08
This is delicious!! I made kabobs with filet mignon, fresh pineapple and vidalia onion and brushed this sauce on as it grilled. I could eat the sauce by itself. Soooo good and worth the time to make it. Can't wait to make it again.
Cherie  
Submitted on: 06/03/08
This recipe is the best. It is worth the time it takes to make and I have learned to double the recipe and store it in a mason jar. I leave the Cayenne pepper out though but still tastes awesome.
Miah  
Submitted on: 02/14/08
I am a former TGIF Bartender, and I must say, this recipe is awesome. It does take some time to reduce, but its well worth the wait! Stripes & Flare!
Nikki  
Submitted on: 02/12/08
Every since my hubby and I tried your recipe a couple of years ago, we have been the Jack Daniels Sauce King and Queen! We love this stuff!!! This web sit is the best!!!Thank you..Thank you!!!!
Andi  
Submitted on: 12/18/07
I used to work at TGIFridays a few years ago. While I was there, I fell in love with this stuff. I always wished I could make the stuff at home, or buy it or something. This recipe is dead on.
Kristine  
Submitted on: 11/17/07
I loved this recipe! It tastes just like the T.G.I. Fridays sauce.
Robin  
Submitted on: 11/03/07
I was very skeptical about trying this, but I enjoy (the original), so I thought I would give it a try. Well I am so happy I did. It tastes exact. Thank you so much.
Robin  
Submitted on: 11/03/07
This turned out great. I was really skeptical of trying it but am so glad I did. It tastes just like it. Thank you so much.
Dave  
Submitted on: 10/23/07
Perfect, just perfect!
Lynn  
Submitted on: 10/04/07
I doubled the recipe and used 2 tsp of roasted garlic from a jar. It was great. Try pouring it over ribs and cooking them in the oven on 350 for an hour. WOW!
Snarky  
Submitted on: 09/30/07
My original copy of this recipe was pretty trashed. Glad I was able to get a new version! Cheers.
Susan  
Submitted on: 07/21/07
I just about had a heart attack when I lost my recipe. It's been a huge hit with family and friends and always guarantees a big turn-out for BBQ's. It is THE #1 request for cookouts. Thanks so much for such an awesome recipe.
Linda  
Submitted on: 03/07/07
I made the glaze tonight for supper. Just used 2 tsp garlic instead of roasting. Put 1 cup of sauce over chicken wings. Put in oven at 325 for 1 hour. Basted every 15 minutes. Served it over rice pilaf (recipe in Todd's latest restaurant cookbook. It was out of this world. My boyfriend went nuts. Loved the taste.
Cindy Kuriscak  
Submitted on: 11/24/06
This takes a little time but the results are well worth the time. My husband raved about this sauce. He likes it for chicken or steak.
Candice Pownall  
Submitted on: 11/18/06
This is the best sauce I have ever had in my life!! I turn all my friends on to it, and they love it too, thank you for this website!!
Joe  
Submitted on: 10/28/06
I doubled the ingredients to make a larger batch. This is what I used to marinate my deer jerky meat. Love the sweet taste and the bite of the pepper
Lisa  
Submitted on: 08/22/06
I use frozen chicken wings and pour the sauce over them and bake them for about 1 hour on 350. Best wings I've ever had.
Bob  
Submitted on: 07/07/06
Wow! Huge hit at the steak party with 23 guests...I made a gallon and froze what 'little' there was left over. The house smells great!
Leslie  
Submitted on: 05/22/06
Absolutely spot on perfect with this one. This is exactly like the TGI Fridays. I only regret that I didn't make a LOT more at the time. It's time consuming to make, but is so very worth it!
Meka  
Submitted on: 05/08/06
I love this is is right on T.G.I.F's JD sauce i have had to go to T.G.I.F's in a long time because of this recipe thanks top secret recipes you've saved me some time and money on eating out
Randy  
Submitted on: 04/15/06
Great Recipe!! I have been using this recipe for years now. Injected 13 deep fried turkey's with this recipe. I usually triple the recipe, add more cayenne pepper, leave the sugar at 1 1/3 cup and the water at 2/3 cup. I have roasted garlic in freezer ready for next batch.
Ken  
Submitted on: 03/26/06
I've been using this recipe for several years now and I love it! My family loves this sauce more then the original, (I add more garlic and onion), I quadruple the recipe because everyone wants to take what's left over home with them to use when they grill ribs.
itsonlyme  
Submitted on: 12/21/05
I used this sauce for a foil dinner cookout...The flavors blended with the pork/chicken and or beef, potatoes and vegetables and gave it all an awesome flavor. This is a repeat recipe in my house-and I always quadruple the recipe!!
Chris  
Submitted on: 12/17/05
This is the best glaze/sauce I have had. Just give it some extra Jack, and it becomes even better.
Jeff  
Submitted on: 11/27/05
Great! Not sure I got the garlic 100% right, but it still tastes dead-on.
Philippa  
Submitted on: 11/22/05
This is just like being at TGIF's!!!
Harley  
Submitted on: 11/19/05
I'm with you, Angelina! I always make it differently. My husband said it never tastes the same cause I never make it the same, I tell him I do, I just wing it with the measurements (like a lot more JD!) This is the best on anything! Hotdogs, meatloaf, chicken, steak, hamburgers... you get the idea!
Kerry  
Submitted on: 11/09/05
Made it for my roommates and they can't tell the difference! Good job.
nick  
Submitted on: 11/05/05
I think this tastes just like the real thing. I use jared minced garlic and just roast that according to the instructions, makes it a little easier I also use capt. morgan with jack daniels.
Vicki  
Submitted on: 11/02/05
I really don't think it taste like TGI Friday's at all... I have found another "clone" JD Sauce and made it and it is way closer. I bought the sauce from TGI Friday's and my version and the original are very close. I tried making this one and it was way off on the taste. Sorry!
Jerrell  
Submitted on: 10/26/05
JUST LIKE TGI FRIDAYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The only reason I went to Fridays was for the JD Glaze products. I grilled burgers and pineapple with this glaze tonight, and can't wait to try this on chicken.
DEBBIEK  
Submitted on: 10/24/05
CAN'T MAKE STEAK NOW WITHOUT IT!!!IT IS EXACT!!WE LUV LUV LUV IT!!!
J. LeNoir  
Submitted on: 10/11/05
Rated a bunch I see, but I'll still add my two cents. EXCELLENT and just like the original! I use this sauce for many things, but I especially like it as a won-ton/egg roll dip!
helpful hints  
Submitted on: 10/11/05
To quicken the thickening time. use just enough cold water to dissolve 1 tbsp of cornstarch in a small glass. Add this to the mixture and repeat if neccessary for the thickness you want. I also recommend using captain morgan instead of jack daniels.
Jim G  
Submitted on: 10/09/05
Change your 'scale' from 1-5 to 1-10 and I'd give this a 15!!!
Angelina  
Submitted on: 09/29/05
I always get the highest comments on this recipe, I never make it the same, and have never made it exactly as it is written here, I always make it "my own" I always get asked for the recipe, I can only give the ingredients....lol, b/c I always use different amounts, and sometimes, add different ingredients as well, my husband loves how I do that. This is our favorite glaze....I use it all the time. I get REQUESTS for it quite often. in fact, I'm making it for a pot luck supper TONIGHT!!! mmmmmmmmmm.
UNDERCOVER ANGEL  
Submitted on: 09/07/05
THIS TASTES LIKE THE REAL THING! I DIN'T ROAST THE GARLIC I USED THE GARLIC IN A JAR AND IT STILL TASTED THE SAME! GREAT SAUCE AND IT DIDN'T TAKE LONG AT ALL! IT THICKENS UP AS IT SITS THERE DON'T WORRY!
Donika  
Submitted on: 09/01/05
The best!! My husband and I made this sauce at the beginning of this week, and have been enjoying it all week long! As fans of Friday's and their JD sauce, my husband made the comment that he liked our version better!! The cayenne adds just enough spice, and the roasted garlic is just the best! Very easy recipe, takes a while to cook, but is very easy to make overall. Thanks so much for this one!!
becky  
Submitted on: 08/30/05
It took way longer to thicken up than advertised. I also had to doctor it up because it tasted too pineapple-y. Roasting the garlic was not worth it, couldn't taste that in the sauce.
KC  
Submitted on: 08/22/05
This was the absolute best and tastes exactly like the restaurant's sauce! I had no trouble with it thickening up when I doubled the recipe. When it cooled it thickened up for me, especially once it was in the refrigerator.
Cathy  
Submitted on: 08/20/05
I made this for a salmon glaze and it was delicious! It does take a while to cook down, but it's worth it.
Lynnet  
Submitted on: 08/16/05
This is wonderful! Taste like the real thing. We use it on grilled potatoes, grilled shrimp, ribs, etc. We made a triple batch and canned the rest for the next week! We love it! Thanks!
Lori the Great  
Submitted on: 08/09/05
This sauce tastes EXACTLY like the real mccoy! It did seem to take forever to cook down to the correct consistancy - but once it did, it was terrific.
Amy  
Submitted on: 08/02/05
I have made this sauce for a good couple of years now. It's awesome basted over shrimp. Can eat white rice with just this and it makes it so much more enjoyable. Also, a really good addition to chicken or even on a burger. It just makes whatever you add it to soo much more exicting and flavorful!
kevin  
Submitted on: 07/28/05
could not find a better sauce for grilling meat, especially chicken!!
Marilyn  
Submitted on: 07/26/05
This is the ultimate recipe. I have been using it for years now. I don't have a TGIF up here in Canada where I live and really miss having their Jack Daniel Glazed Ribs. I make large batches of the sauce and use it for Ribs,Wings, Salmon and a dipping sauce for Fondues.
kathy  
Submitted on: 07/25/05
i have been making huge batches of this sauce,for several years. i make huge batches of the sauce, then hot-pack them into canning jars. men love to get this as thank you gifts. WOW!!! now everone wants the recipe! it also keeps a very long time in the fridge, once the jars are opened.
jennifer  
Submitted on: 07/21/05
I made this marinade and used it on shrimp. My husband fell in love with it! It takes a while, but it's worth it.
Frank  
Submitted on: 07/20/05
This tastes just like it does at the restaurant. I have found that if you try and make a double batch, it just doesn't come out the same. It doesn't thicken up enough and if you continue to cook it down to long it will take on an overcooked flavor.
Em  
Submitted on: 07/20/05
Everyone looks forward to this glaze whenever we bbq.
deafdogma  
Submitted on: 07/20/05
I tried this recipe about 5 months ago and it was really great.
Alexander  
Submitted on: 07/20/05
Use it all the time on ribs... LOVE IT!
denise  
Submitted on: 07/19/05
this is just the best, ever