Quaker Steak & Lube Louisiana Lickers Sauce Review
Quaker Steak & Lube Louisiana Lickers Sauce – You don’t know me, but I’m a big guy and I like big flavors. When I first saw Quaker Steak & Lube Louisiana Lickers Sauce, I liked it for two reasons: it has a big name and it comes in a big bottle. Then I saw on the label that the sauce won some Best Wings USA competition. I was intrigued, but wings aren’t big enough for me, so I decided I would make some buffalo drumsticks.
Now, for classic buffalo wings, you want to mix your cayenne hot sauce with butter. Louisiana Lickers takes care of that for you. Actually, it’s margarine, but it’s still surprising to find that as a hot sauce ingredient. Other unusual ingredients include bread crumbs and parmesan cheese. The bread crumbs actually come in handy because with the oil, margarine, and cheese, the sauce could actually become greasy if it didn’t have breads crumbs to absorb the oil. As it is, the sauce separates in the bottle and you need to shake it well to mix it all together. That’s easily done because the fine big bottle has a swing-top cap like Grolsch beer.
Anyway, I cooked the drumsticks, slathered them in the sauce and dug in. The heat rating is fairly mild but it did have some bite, but the flavor was mighty big indeed. That’s because unlike other wing sauces, Louisiana Lickers includes ketchup, brown sugar, white wine, garlic, and spices, taking your wings – or drumsticks – into another dimension altogether.
Of course, just because they won a wings award, that doesn’t mean you’re limited to that application. Quaker Steak & Lube Louisiana Lickers Sauce makes a good grill sauce (thanks to the tomato and vinegar components), as well as a table sauce, and has both the complexity and subtlety of flavor and heat to work as well with vegetables as it does with meat and poultry. If you ask me, I’d say that’s pretty big.
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