How Do You Make Barbecue Sauce? – Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe
Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe – Ready in 15 minutes, you’ll have the best Homemade Barbecue Sauce that is sweet and tangy and made from scratch!
BBQ sauce is one of those topics that people can become really, really passionate about. There are the regional camps of North Carolina style BBQ sauce, Kansas City style BBQ sauce, white Alabama BBQ sauce, and then the Memphis style with no sauce at all (well, maybe just a smidge). Everyone has their personal favorites.
And you know, I really love them all.
Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe
This BBQ Sauce comes together quickly with just a handful of ingredients that I generally have in my refrigerator or my pantry and is one that I think you all will fall in love with as well.
How to Make the Best BBQ Sauce
For this quick and easy homemade BBQ sauce, I start with ketchup. You can use your favorite ketchup as the base. I generally go for one that includes the fewest ingredients and doesn’t include high-fructose corn syrup.
To my BBQ sauce, I whisk in apple cider vinegar, brown sugar, honey, Worcestershire sauce (or coconut aminos if you are sensitive to soy or gluten-free), my favorite House Seasoning, lemon juice, and a dash of hot sauce.
Then, I let my BBQ sauce simmer on low heat for about 10 minutes to deepen the flavors and thicken the sauce.
Then, I remove it from the heat and use it immediately or allow it cool slightly and pour into large jar with tight fitting lids and store in the refrigerator to use on ribs, chicken, pork, salads, and so much more!
Here’s my best Homemade BBQ Sauce recipe. I hope you love it as much as we do!
2 cups ketchup – Homemade Ketchup Recipe HERE
1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce or coconut aminos
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon House Seasoning
1/4 teaspoon hot sauce optional