4 Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipes To Try This Summer

Why buy processed BBQ sauce when you can make your own at home? And wow your backyard BBQ guests? Here are four recipes guaranteed to make your next BBQ a smash hit.

Homemade Spicy Barbecue Sauce

For this recipe you’ll need one cup of ketchup, two tablespoons of light brown sugar, two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar, two tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce, one tablespoon of yellow mustard, one tablespoon of Tabasco sauce, one teaspoon of smoked paprika, ¼ teaspoon of kosher salt, ¼ teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper, ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper, and ½ teaspoon ground oregano.

Simply combine all ingredients in a small saucepan and stir over medium low heat for five minutes. Serve warm or cool.

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Carolina Mustard BBQ Sauce

This tangy, slightly sweet sauce is a favorite in South Carolina. Enjoy it drizzled over smoked pork, chicken, burgers, or ribs! The ingredients include yellow mustard, honey, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, black pepper, chipotle chili powder, and hot sauce.

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Gordon Ramsay’s Perfect Beef And Sauce BBQ Recipe

One sure way to impress your guests is to serve BBQ with this Gordon Ramsay-approved sauce. For the beef and sauce, you’ll need four to six beef steaks, two teaspoons of hot smoked paprika, two teaspoons of pink peppercorns, one glass of red wine, six to seven tablespoons of olive oil, two red peppers, four garlic cloves, two lemons, salt, and pepper.

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Carolina Honey BBQ Sauce

This tangy sauce calls for ketchup, white vinegar, molasses, honey, liquid smoke, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, and Tabasco sauce. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan over medium/high heat, whisk until smooth, bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes or until the sauce has thickened. Serve this sauce with your favorite meat or seafood.

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