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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
Keyword barbecue, bbq sauce, grilling, homemade, sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 -6
Calories 271kcal
Author Immaculate Bites


  • 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