Homemade BBQ Sauce

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 25 min
  • Yield: 2 cups
Save Recipe


1 tablespoon canola oil

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 onion, diced

1 cup ketchup

1/3 cup molasses

1/3 cup brown sugar

4 tablespoons minced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce

4 tablespoons distilled vinegar

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

Dash salt


Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the garlic and onions and cook for 5 minutes, stirring, being careful not to burn them. Reduce the heat to low. Add the ketchup, molasses, brown sugar, chipotle peppers, vinegar (or less to taste), Worcestershire sauce and salt and stir. Allow to simmer for 20 minutes. Taste after simmering and add whatever ingredient it needs (more spice, more sugar, etc.).

My Private Notes

Add a Note
More from:

Have a Backyard BBQ

Big Bob Gibson's Alabama White BBQ Sauce

Neely's BBQ Sauce

Cola Barbecue Sauce

Tartar Sauce

👩‍🍳 What's Cooking