Homemade Barbecue Sauce

homemade barbecue sauce

Homemade Barbecue Sauce

I’ve been making this barbecue sauce for years, originally torn out of some magazine I can’t remember.  It’s very simple: ketchup, cider vinegar, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce and salt.  The original recipe called for liquid smoke but I leave that out since I actually barbecue anything I serve it with so get that natural smoke taste. But add a teaspoon of liquid smoke if you’d like.

This takes all of 2 minutes to put together so I never buy barbecue sauce anymore since I always have the ingredients for this in the pantry.

We typically serve this over our slow grilled ribs.

Homemade Barbecue Sauce

  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 3 Tbs brown sugar
  • 3 Tbs Worcestershire
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  1. Stir everything together in a saucepan and simmer over low heat for 30 minutes or so. You might want to partially cover the saucepan as it tends to sputter a bit.
  2. Tastes great on ribs and chicken.






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