Homemade Sweet & Tangy BBQ Sauce Recipe

Sweet, tangy, with a good kick of heat this BBQ Sauce is ready to marry any meat you got. Slather it thick and keep the jar close, because you will want more!

Sweet, tangy, with a good kick of heat this BBQ Sauce is ready to marry any meat you got. Slather it thick and keep the jar close, because you will want more!
I’ve never been a fan of the store bought BBQ sauce, and I have bought different brands, flavors, just for it to expire and go to trash. So when I bought couple racks of pork ribs, it was time to solve this BBQ sauce problem once and for all.

Being absolutely happy with the result of this I decided to share it with you. There are dishes that just need the sauce and baby back ribs are definitely one of those. Having something that adds just enough kick to keep your tongue excited, while cutting down on the fattiness with the apple cider vinegar this BBQ Sauce is an unbeatable winner! Besides, this recipe is so simple that I could have written instructions with 3 words. Combine, stir, simmer. Simple, simple, simple.

Sweet, tangy, with a good kick of heat this BBQ Sauce is ready to marry any meat you got. Slather it thick and keep the jar close, because you will want more!

Homemade Sweet & Tangy BBQ Sauce Recipe

Ingredients:
1/2 cup water
1 cup ketchup
1/2 tablespoon garlic powder
1/2 tablespoon onion powder
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1-3 teaspoons Sriracha Sauce
1 teaspoon ground black pepper

Preparation:
Combine all ingredients in a small sauce pot, stir until smooth. Bring to a boil and cook over medium-low heat for about 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and allow to cool. If too much liquid has evaporated and you want it a little thinner, add enough boiled water to thin it out to your liking. Transfer to closed container and refrigerate until ready to use.

Sweet, tangy, with a good kick of heat this BBQ Sauce is ready to marry any meat you got. Slather it thick and keep the jar close, because you will want more!

Sweet, tangy, with a good kick of heat this BBQ Sauce is ready to marry any meat you got. Slather it thick and keep the jar close, because you will want more!

Homemade Sweet & Tangy BBQ Sauce Recipe

Author: Marina | Let the Baking Begin
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Calories: 38 kcal
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 8

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small sauce pot, stir until smooth. Bring to a boil and cook over medium-low heat for about 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and allow to cool. If too much liquid has evaporated and you want it a little thinner, add enough boiled water to thin it out to your liking. Transfer to closed container and refrigerate until ready to use.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Sweet & Tangy BBQ Sauce Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 38
% Daily Value*
Sodium 287mg 12%
Potassium 105mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Sugars 6g
Vitamin A 3.1%
Vitamin C 1.9%
Calcium 0.6%
Iron 1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  • Never made my own BBQ sauce. This looks good. I prefer making my own sauces. I will try it. Thanks Marina

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    • Yes, as long as you know how to make it, it’s always best to make it yourself. Thanks Valya!

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  • Marianna

    Can I marinate my meat in this sauce for grilling

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    • Only if it’s a quick grilling meat. This sauce is thick and if you grill something, it is best to apply it towards the end of the grilling process, otherwise it might charr faster than the meat is ready. So you can marinate in garlic, onion, salt and pepper, grill it almost until done and then the last 5-10 minutes apply the sauce several times.

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  • Tanya

    Marina, I would really like to make this BBQ sauce but don’t have that Sriracha Sauce. What is it and what kind of flavor does it add? Thank you. I love your food blog, thank you for taking your time to share with us your creations.

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    • Hi Tanya, and thanks for your sweet comment!
      Sriracha is a really spicy sauce made of… I think chili peppers. So if there’s another spicy sauce you use you can add that instead, or even a couple flakes of dy chilli pods would do the same thing. Use at your own discretion as both are very spicy.

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