7 Barbecue Sauce Recipes to Make This Summer Totally Tasty ...

Summer is coming and if you’re like me, you’re busy in the kitchen getting ready to host some backyard fun so barbecue sauce recipes are a great starting point. I love to barbecue everything from chicken to steak to veggies, but a great sauce can make the meal. Try out these great barbecue sauce recipes, then let me know which one is your favorite.

1. Sweet Heat Barbecue Sauce

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If you like your barbecue spicy, this is the best of the barbecue sauce recipes for you. It’s got just that right hit of zing without tasting like hot sauce. Use it on anything!

Ingredients:

18 ounces of your favorite bottled barbecue sauce
½ cup black cherry juice
1 teaspoon chipotle powder

Directions:

Preheat a small saucepan. Combine the barbecue sauce with the cherry juice and chipotle powder and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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2. Honey Barbecue Sauce

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If you like a sweeter sauce, you’ll love this one. It’s perfect for hot wings, but you can also slather it on pork for pulled meat sandwiches that everyone will want to keep eating all day.

Ingredients:

1 cup honey
¼ cup molasses
3 tablespoons catsup
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon paprika
1/8 teaspoon ginger
1 tablespoon seasoned salt
1 tablespoon meat tenderizer
1/8 teaspoon pepper
¼ teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon dried oregano
¼ teaspoon garlic, minced
¼ cup steak sauce
2 tablespoons Worcestershire
1 tablespoon mustard
1 ½ cups brown sugar

Directions:

Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and blend well to mix the flavors. Refrigerate until ready to use.

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3. Peach Mustard Barbecue Sauce

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If you’re looking for something a bit different, you’ve come to the right place. This fruity, tangy combination is perfect for chicken and you won’t get tired of the unique way it smells and tastes.

Ingredients:

3 tablespoons butter, unsalted
2 tablespoons onion, minced
2 minced garlic cloves
3 tablespoons cider vinegar
½ cup whole grain mustard
¼ cup Dijon mustard
¾ cup peach jam
1 tablespoon bourbon
½ teaspoon salt

Directions:

Melt the butter over medium heat in a saucepan. Add the onion and garlic and cook for 3 minutes, then add the vinegar and boil for 4 minutes. Whisk in the mustards and the jam and simmer about 1 minute. Turn off the heat and add the bourbon and salt and stir to combine.

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4. Alabama White Sauce

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This one is totally different than anything you’ve ever had, but it is super tasty. If you like southern barbecue, I totally recommend giving this sauce a try at your next cookout.

Ingredients:

1 cup mayo
1 cup apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 ½ tablespoons black pepper
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
½ cup vegetable oil

Directions:

Combine all the ingredients in a bowl or bottle. Cover tightly and refrigerate until ready to use.

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5. Devil’s Steak Sauce

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If steak is your go-to barbecue meat choice, you’ve got to try this sauce. The unique combination of flavors is one you’ll love. It’s so easy to make and you can whip up a batch in no time.

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons raspberry jam
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons Worcestershire
2 tablespoons tomato sauce
2 tablespoons malt vinegar
5 drops hot sauce
Salt and pepper

Directions:

Blend all the ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.

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6. Asian Fusion Barbecue Sauce

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If you’ve tried all the sauces out there and just want something a little different, try this recipe. It’s perfect for pulled pork sandwiches, but you’ll probably love it on pulled chicken too.

Ingredients:

18 ounces of your favorite bottled barbecue sauce
¼ cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons rice wine
½ tablespoon ginger powder

Directions:

Stir the ingredients together in saucepan and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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7. Mango Habanero Barbecue Sauce

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Mango and habanero is a pretty hot combination these days, so this is a recipe you’ll want to try.

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 minced onion
2 minced garlic cloves
1 teaspoon grated ginger
1 ½ cups chopped fresh mango
1 cup mango juice
1 cup tomato sauce
1/3 cup dark brown sugar
1/3 cup honey
1/3 cup cider vinegar
2 tablespoons molasses
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon yellow mustard
2 teaspoons finely chopped habaneros
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon pepper

Directions:

Heat the oil over medium heat in a saucepan and cook the onion for 5 minutes. Add the garlic and ginger and cook for an additional 30 seconds. Add the mangoes, mango juice, tomato sauce, brown sugar, honey, vinegar, molasses, lime juice, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, habaneros, salt and pepper and stir to combine. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Puree the sauce until smooth.

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Which one sounds like your new favorite? Feel free to share your favorite barbecue sauce recipe with me!

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