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Barbeque Sauce Recipes

Barbeque sauce recipes vary from region to region.

The recipes on this page use some ingredients you may not have thought of before.

  • Watermelon
  • Oranges
  • Honey
  • Jack Daniel's Whiskey

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Beer Barbeque Sauce


1 cup barbeque sauce

1 cup Ketchup

2/3 cup Beer

1/4 cup Honey or Molasses

2 Tbsp Lemon juice

2 Tbsp Red wine vinegar

2 Tbsp Dijon mustard

1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce

1 tsp Hot pepper sauce

1/2 tsp pepper

2 garlic cloves, minced

2 onions, finely chopped


In large bowl, combine barbeque sauce, ketchup, beer, honey, lemon juice, vinegar, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, hot pepper sauce, pepper, garlic and onions.

Place food in marinade and let stand at room temperature for up to 2 hours or in refrigerator overnight. When ready to cook, remove food and place marinade in saucepan and cook for 10 minutes or until thickened.


Use as sauce for basting or serving with cooked food.

Honey Spiced BBQ Sauce


1-1/4 cup ketchup

2/3 cup salad oil

3/4 cup vinegar

5 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce

1 cup honey

2 Tbsp dry mustard

3 Tsp ginger, fresh grated

1 Lemon, thinly sliced

3 Tbsp butter




Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and heat to blend together.

Remove lemon peel before basting.


Orange Barbeque Sauce


1/4 cup vegetable oil

1/4 cup frozen orange juice concentrate

1/2 cup white wine vinegar

1/4 cup tomato paste

1 orange zest, grated (reserve slices for salad)



In medium bowl, mix together all barbecue

ingredients until smooth.




Mustard Barbeque Sauce


1/4 cup onion, finely chopped

1/4 cup vinegar

1/4 cup Mustard

1/2 tsp celery seed

1/4 tsp garlic powder




In a saucepan combine brown sugar, onion, vinegar, mustard,

celery seed and garlic powder. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar

dissolves. Reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes.



Molasses Orange Barbeque Sauce


10 oz (1 can) condensed tomato soup

8 oz tomato sauce

1/2 cup light molasses

1/2 cup vinegar

1/2 cup brown sugar, packed

1/4 cup vegetable oil

1 Tbsp minced onion

1 Tbsp seasoned salt

1 Tbsp dry mustard

1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce

1 Tbsp orange peel, finely shredded

1-1/2 Tsp paprika

1/2 Tsp pepper, black

1/4 Tsp garlic powder




In a saucepan, combine all ingredients. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and

simmer uncovered for 20 minutes. Use to baste beef or poultry last

15 minutes of grilling.



Tennessee Barbeque Sauce


1 cup ketchup

1/2 cup vinegar

1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce

2 cup water


1 onions, chopped

1/2 cup brown sugar

1 Tsp celery seed

1/2 Tsp salt




Combine ingredients in small saucepan and bring to boil. Simmer until

reduced to thick sauce, stirring occasionally.


Watermelon Barbeque Sauce


6 lb watermelon, seedless

8 oz tomato paste

1 Tbsp onion powder

1 Tbsp garlic powder


2 cups brown sugar, firmly packed

1/2 cup sherry

2 Tsp lemon juice

1 Tsp liquid smoke




Cut the watermelon into pieces and place in a saucepan. Cook uncovered over

medium heat until the melon is the consistency of applesauce (approximately

2-3 hours).


Stir occasionally. Add remaining ingredients and simmer uncovered over low heat for 2 hours. Allow to cool to room temperature before using.


Jack Daniel's Grilling Sauce


1/2 cup pineapple juice

3 Tbsp soy sauce

1-1/2 tsp garlic powder

1/4 cup Jack Daniel's whiskey




Combine all ingredients and mix well. Dip meat in sauce and place on grill

over hot coals. When meat is turned, brush with sauce.


Grill to desired degree of doneness. Just before meat is removed from grill, brush again with sauce. Makes enough for 8 servings.


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