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Barbecue Sauce

Stirring homemade barbecue sauce. A good homemade barbecue sauce is a must in your kitchen. You can mix it together quickly, and always have a versatile sauce to complement pulled pork, chicken, ham or even burgers. Here’s how I usually make barbecue sauce, although I may add or deleted based on what I have. Just have fun with it and taste as you go.

Barbecue Sauce

Barbecue Sauce

Yield: 10 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

A tangy, spicy, slightly sweet barbecue sauce that's good on pork, chicken, or just about anything.


  • 3 cups ketchup
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon hot pepper sauce, (I like Frank's)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup molasses or honey
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce


  1. Stir all ingredients together in a sauce pan and bring to a boil.
  2. Turn heat to low and simmer for 20-30 minutes.
  3. Store in refrigerator.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 10 servings
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 295Saturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 19mgSodium: 894mgCarbohydrates: 55gSugar: 49gProtein: 2g

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