Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Homemade Spicy Barbecue Sauce

Homemade Spicy Barbecue Sauce recipe by Barefeet In The Kitchen


Spicy barbecue sauce with enough heat to bite the back of your throat and just barely sweet enough to balance that heat, this is the sauce I was craving. My family loves spicy barbecue sauces. I've played with a few recipes this year. I found this delicious Homemade Barbecue Sauce a few months ago and we love it. It was not the spicy sauce I was searching for though, so the hunt continued.

Today, I decided to try again. I had a very long list of ingredients that I wanted to try this time. As I was adding things to the sauce and tasting as I went along; I suddenly realized that I had exactly what I wanted. I stopped there and very happily asked my husband to taste the sauce. He was thrilled with it. I will be quadrupling this recipe next time I make it and freezing the extra to have for future meals. This is a pretty spicy sauce as it is written; however, if you like more heat, feel free to increase the Tabasco and cayenne. I served this sauce over pulled pork and it was an instant hit.

Homemade Spicy Barbecue Sauce
Yield: 12 ounces
(printable recipe)

1 cup ketchup,  I used Heinz original
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon yellow mustard
1 tablespoon Tabasco sauce
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground oregano

Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan over medium low heat. Stir to combine and simmer 5 minutes. Use warm or let cool, pour into a jar and refrigerate until needed. Enjoy!

Homemade Spicy Barbecue Sauce recipe by Barefeet In The Kitchen




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22 comments:

  1. I've been behind in my blog reading and all three of the 3 last recipes sound very good especially the egg one for this ole breakfast eater. It's always nice when you can hit upon a homemade BBQ sauce that is just the one you like.

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  2. I've been looking for a good BBQ recipe, so this is right where I need to be. :)

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  3. This sauce is very similar to one I make too! Love the little bite that it has. Homemade BBQ sauces are the best.. it's hard to go back to bottle once you've had it!

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  4. My mouth is watering just imagining this sweet and spicy bbq combo!

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  5. Men and their sauces! My husband loves BBQ sauce, and ketchup, etc. This looks and sounds terrific.

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  6. I've never made barbecue sauce but it sounds like so much fun, there are so many potential ingredients. I want that teeny jar and that teeny ladle. And the sauce, too, of course!

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  7. Can you believe I have never made my own barbecue sauce? What kind of a foodie am I? You are definitely inspiring me to get crackin' on it. Yours sounds perfect!

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  8. Once you've made homemade bbq sauce you can never really go back to the store bought stuff. :-)

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  9. what a great sauce - love this - it looks like such a great texture and so much flavor - LOVE this!
    Mary x

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  10. A good barbecue sauce is always a great thing to have on hand! I love the color of yours.

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  11. You got a little Texan in you!

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  12. I adore BBQ sauce. It makes just about anything better!

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  13. Looks good! I am also loving the serving spoon, very funky.

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  14. This sounds like a great barbecue sauce.

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  15. I just saved this to give this a try. I bet it would be good on grilled chicken.

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  16. johnny come lately I relaize... the mustard, prepared or dry?

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    1. The mustard is plain yellow mustard (already prepared) from a jar. Enjoy!

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    2. One of the best bbq sauces I have ever had and very easy to make! This recipe will be a staple for my family from now on

      Thanks for posting!!!!

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  17. Made this today...loved how easy and quick it was! I think next time I'll leave out the brown sugar and add more spice :) Thanks for the recipe!

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  18. I just made this and your tangy Memphis BBQ sauce to go with our homemade pulled pork tonight and both sauces were fabulous! I have been looking for some good BBQ sauce recipes and my husband decided both of these are definite keepers. Thank you!!!

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  19. This was great thanks! I did use wasabi powder in place of the tabasco sauce and did not add in Worcestershire as I had none on hand.
    Def. agree no going back to the original store bought variety.

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  20. me and my girlfriend are in love and we are covered by sauce. So hot! I think it adds a little spicy in our relashionship!

    christiane and Nathalie

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