My family loves barbecue sauce. We generally have multiple flavors in our fridge at any given time. You will never buy store bought BBQ sauce after trying this homemade recipe for (slightly) spicy barbecue sauce.
This slightly spicy barbecue sauce recipe is perfect for pulled pork, shredded chicken, and almost any other type of meat. I used this sauce in my BBQ pork potato skins.
This would also complement a great BBQ meal along with the Ultimate Macaroni and Cheese.
It is worth noting that this homemade bbq sauce recipe is made without ketchup, only tomato sauce.
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First, you should know that this is so easy to make and comes together in thirty minutes.
Also, you can adjust the spiciness to your liking. As is, this is a just right spicy level, just enough for a little kick, but not enough to be painful.
The ingredients for this spicy bbq sauce are probably already in your pantry.
How To Make Spicy Barbecue Sauce Recipe At Home
So this recipe is so simple.
First, you will need a medium sauce pan.
Next, add the tomato sauce, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, cayenne, black pepper, paprika, and liquid smoke to the sauce pan.
Then stir well and bring the mixture to a low boil and simmer on low heat for thirty minutes.
Once the spice BBQ sauce is cool, store in an airtight container for up to two weeks.
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- 15 oz tomato sauce
- 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 3/4 tsp cayenne
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1/4 tsp mustard powder
- 1/8 cup apple cider vinegar
- 1/2 tsp paprika
- 1/2 tsp hickory liquid smoke
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- Add all ingredients to a medium size sauce pan.
- Bring to a slow boil on medium heat.
- Reduce heat to low and simmer for thirty minutes.
- Cool and store in airtight jar or container in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.
- Adjust the cayenne to your desired level of heat.
- Serve with pulled pork or chicken.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 16 Serving Size: 2 Tablespoons
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 17 Total Fat: 0g Saturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 162mg Carbohydrates: 4.1g Fiber: 0.5g Sugar: 3.5g Protein: 0.5g