Introduction: Homemade BBQ Sauce

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Step 1: Ingredients

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My Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe!
  • 1 red onion, small dice
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups California Sun Dried Tomato Ketchup
  • ½ cup Kona Brewing Co. Koko Brown Ale
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbs Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp honey mustard
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp coarse ground black pepper
  • 3 dashes Cholula Chipoltle hot sauce
  • ½ tsp celery seed
  • 1 tsp chile powder
  • 1 tbs olive oil

Step 2: Saute Onions and Garlic.

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Using a med low heat I preheated my pan just for a couple of minutes, added some olive oil and sauteed my onions until they were translucent, then added my garlic.

Step 3: Add Brown Sugar, Ketchup and Beer.

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Once my onions and garlic was ready I added the brown sugar, Sun Dried Tomato Ketchup and Koko Brown beer. Mix thoroughly and let simmer for several minutes.

Step 4: Adding Final Ingredients.

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Add the remaining ingredients, stirring completely and simmer for 30 minutes on low heat to thicken up.

Step 5: Cook and Reduce to Perfection!

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Continue to reduce until your BBQ sauce reaches the consistency your prefer. - See more at:


branb (author)2013-07-27

Looks good

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