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Barbecue Sauce

Homemade BBQ Sauce

Homemade BBQ Sauce - take your favorite barbecue recipe to the next level with this 10-minute sweet, tangy, smokey and spicy best ever BBQ sauce. Perfect for marinating, grilling and dipping!
Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 -6
Calories 271kcal
Author Imma


  • 1/3 cup minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • ½ teaspoon dry crushed pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon celery seeds


  • In a small microwave safe bowl, combine onions and garlic and microwave for about a minute or two until onions are soft and translucent. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, add all the ingredients: ketchup, vinegar, lemon juice, chili, brown sugar, honey, Worcestershire, mustard, paprika, molasses, pepper flakes and celery seeds. Finally add in the onions and garlic mixture.
  • Mix together until fully combined.
  • Place in an air tight container or jar and store in the fridge until ready to use.


Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1199mg | Potassium: 595mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 57g | Vitamin A: 1411IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 2mg