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jguidroz
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re: If Raising Cane's uses MSG....


So this is why Cane's had to reduce the 5 finger box to 4 and raise prices at the same time. Then raise prices again a few months later. I call bull shite. This is why I no longer spend my money at Cane's.

Now if someone else is buying, that's another story.






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thatguy
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re: If Raising Cane's uses MSG....


frick Cane's... that is all





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TIGER2
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Eight years ago,a five gallon box of syrup was 42 dollars,today the same box cost 68 dollars. Think back at what you paid for a 2 liter coke eight years ago and then today. Coca cola co. has raised the price of coke syrup on restaurants and other bag n box users more so than the coke products the consumer buys at the store. This makes restaurants look like they are over charging for drinks because the prices at the grocery stores have not gone up the same as a percentage that bag n box has.





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ZenFNmaster
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Go to pepsi. Coke's stranglehold on the south has to end sometime. Then I could get a f'n mountain dew at someplace besides taco bell.





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Uncle JackD
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I've been with them for over three years, I know my shite.
Prove it! Post the recipe for the sauce!!






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TigerSpy
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re: If Raising Cane's uses MSG....


You can't marinate in MSG.





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DA HAT
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my bestfriends sister in law use to work at canes while she was in college. she use to make the sauce, she gave him the recipe and now we make it all the time for crawfish boils





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Uncle JackD
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she gave him the recipe and now we make it all the time for crawfish boils
I envy u! post that shite on here






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DA HAT
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my buddy is in new orleans for the weekend but when he gets back to laffy i'll ask him for. he should be coming back tonight





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Uncle JackD
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Just found this online, the guy said he used to work there and made the sauce. I'll give it a shot today.

1/2 cup mayonnaise (I used Kraft)
1/4 cup Heniz Ketchup
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
ground black pepper to taste






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DA HAT
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re: If Raising Cane's uses MSG....


i found this online but i remember my bestfriends sister in law saying a lil bit of olive oil is used so i'm not sure if this is the real thing


I worked for Cane's back when there was only one restaurant on Highland Rd in Baton Rouge, and again at another location fairly recently. I cannot confirm that the sauce recipe did not change, but the sauce tasted the same as I remembered it from when I learned the recipe.

The real secret to Raising Cane's fingers is twofold. First is that they use only fresh, never frozen chicken fingers. Any foodie will confirm that this makes a difference. I remember my manager plunging his hand into all boxes of chicken tenders received to ensure that they were not frozen. While he griped about it every time we received a shipment, it certainly did guarantee a superior product. The other secret, as has been speculated, is MSG. The tenders are marinated for no less than 24 hours in a brining solution of water, salt, and MSG. The breading on the tenders also includes MSG. Back in the day, before Cane's started using pre-mixed marinade and breading flour, the use of the term "MSG" in a recipe was taboo, instead referred to as "the good stuff" in the resaurant.

So now to the recipe--(I have not found a conversion for lbs mayonaisse to any volume of mayonaisse):

10 lbs Kraft Real Mayonaisse
(3) #10 cans Ketchup (Heinz, as I remember)
40 fl. oz. Worchestershire sauce
3/4 cup ground black pepper
3/4 cup garlic salt

That's it. Many have speculated that Tony Chachere's seasoning is used in Cane's sauce, but if you mix worcestershire, garlic, and black pepper, who needs Tony's? The reddish color may contribute to the myth (or to the myth that paprika is included), but mix mayo and ketchup and you will have the pale-reddish color of Cane's sauce without any additions. I assure you that this is the genuine, original recipe for Cane's sauce. Scale it down, or make the roughly 4 gallons of sauce that this recipe yields, and give it the Pepsi Challenge.

I have seen a request for the honey-mustard recipe. I have it somewhere, and will post it if I can find it, but HM is HM to me.



This post was edited on 5/25 at 9:03 am


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Uncle JackD
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I worked on "cloning" the sauce recipe for several weeks and finally got a recipe that cannot be discerned from the actual in-store cane's sauce. I don't say this lightly, because I tested it on over 20 friends/family/co-workers using my sauce side-by-side with some real Cane's sauce (in unlabeled containers) and nobody, I mean nobody, could tell the difference. In fact, more people picked the "real" sauce for the fake!

Here 'tis:

Lefty's Clone Sauce (Cane's Sauce)

1/2 cup mayonnaise (I use Dukes, Blue Plate or Hellmann's)
1/4 cup ketchup (I use whatever's on sale)
2 tsp Worcestershire sauce (I use Lea & Perrins)
1 tsp Zatarain's or Tony's (I prefer Zatarains)
1/2 tsp ground black pepper

Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Cover tightly and refrigerate for at least several hours, but preferably overnight.

P.S. - This recipe is even more valuable to me now that I'm boycotting Raising Cane's Raising Prices® and Cheapening Portion Size To Cheat The Good Customers©






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TIGER2
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Go to pepsi.

Pepsi owns restaurants,I would feel like i was giving money to them for the next expansion project.






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Uncle JackD
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I'm runnin to freds and buyin some ingredients! I'll give this a try





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sheek
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some of the best chicken fingers i ever had were at Jay Alexanders. Canes is very overrated. when i was at lsu the first store by the chimes were selling boxes for $2.70





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Uncle Stu
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You're eating at the wrong Canes. Come over to Lafayette and we

way to tow that company line






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Uncle JackD
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re: If Raising Cane's uses MSG....


Just went get my ingredients, about to give this a shot





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Lsupimp
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Afreaux-this is the kind of "know-it-all" drive by criticism that you specialize in. You rip restaurant after restaurant and throw out falsehood as fact.

I don't care for Canes either. But I don't slander them for personal reasons.
MSG, my ass.






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Tygerfan
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why is it that popeyes can serve seasoned chicken with red beans and charge the same a canes who gives you flavorless chicken and a piece of toast, if the cost of ingredents has risen so much?

and don't blame it on the coke.






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BilJ
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re: If Raising Cane's uses MSG....


you've worked at a fast food joint for over 3 years? that fricking sucks





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