Kansas City Style Homemade Barbecue Sauce

August 12, 2014

Kansas City Style Homemade Barbecue Sauce is a deliciously sweet, smoky, tangy sauce perfect for barbecued chicken, pork, and even beef. Suppose you love a great Kansas City Style sauce. In that case, you’ll love how easy it is to make in about 30 minutes combining ketchup, mustard, apple cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce,  lemon juice, steak sauce, Tamarind paste,  dark molasses, honey, oil,  hot sauce, and brown sugar, and liquid smoke with a perfect amount of spice added.

 

Kansas City Style Homemade Barbecue Sauce a  deliciously sweet, smoky, tangy sauce, and perfect for barbecued chicken, pork, and even beef.I’m not opposed to Store brands of BBQ Sauce. There are many wonderfully delicious sauces you can purchase from your local market. I love the idea of making my own Kansas City Style Homemade Barbecue Sauce and being able to control what goes into my sauce, plus saving a little money.

#DIY Kansas City Style BBQ Sauce is reasonably simple to make and can be done in approximately 30 minutes flat. This is a beautiful BBQ Sauce our family used over the years, and I have to tell you It’s one of my favorites to slather on chicken and pork.

You will have a decent amount leftover that you can store in your refrigerator for another menu item for up to 3 weeks, or even frozen for a few months if desired. This has been a valuable money saver for our family since it stores so nicely. I hope you and your family will enjoy this BBQ Sauce as much as we have.

 

 

 

Kansas City Style Homemade Barbecue Sauce

  • Ketchup

  • Honey mustard

  • Apple cider vinegar

  • Onion, minced

  • Garlic, minced

  • Worcestershire sauce

  • Dark molasses

  • Lemon juice

  • Olive oil

  • Steak sauce

  • Pure honey

  • Tamarind paste

  • Dark brown sugar

  • Chili powder

  • Ground black pepper

  • Kosher salt

  • Liquid smoke

  • Hot sauce

 

Directions

  1. In a medium-sized bowl, mix the ketchup, mustard, apple cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce,  lemon juice, steak sauce, Tamarind paste, dark molasses, honey, oil,  hot sauce, and brown sugar, and liquid smoke.

  2. In another small bowl, thoroughly mix chili powder, black pepper, and table salt.

  3. Over medium heat, warm the oil in a large saucepan. Add the onions and sauté until limp and translucent, about 5 minutes.

  4. Crush the garlic, add it to the pan and cook for about 1 minute.

  5. Add the dry spices and stir for a few minutes to marry their flavors.

  6. Add the wet ingredients. Simmer over medium heat for 25 minutes with the lid off to thicken it.

 

 

 

 

 

Kansas City Style Homemade Barbecue Sauce

Kansas City Style Homemade Barbecue Sauce

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Kansas City Style Homemade Barbecue Sauce is a deliciously sweet, smoky, tangy sauce perfect for barbecued chicken, pork, and beef.
5 from 10 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Servings 16 People
Calories 139 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Ketchup
  • ¼ cup Honey Mustard
  • ¼ cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 small Onion diced
  • 4 cloves Garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Dark Molasses
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice fresh only
  • tablespoons Olive Oil
  • tablespoon Steak Sauce
  • 1 ½ tablespoons Pure Honey
  • 1 tablespoon Tamarind paste
  • 1 ½ cups Light brown Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • ½ teaspoon Kosher salt or to own taste
  • 1 teaspoon Liquid Smoke
  • 1 teaspoon Hot sauce

Instructions
 

  • In a medium-sized bowl, mix the ketchup, mustard, apple cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, steak sauce, Tamarind paste, dark molasses, honey, oil, hot sauce, and brown sugar, and liquid smoke.
  • In another small bowl, thoroughly mix chili powder, black pepper, and the table salt.
  • Over medium heat, warm the oil in a large saucepan. Add the onions and sauté until limp and translucent, about 5 minutes.
  • Crush the garlic, add it to the pan and cook for about 1 minute.
  • Add the dry spices and stir for a few minutes to marry their flavors.
  • Add the wet ingredients. Simmer over medium heat for 25 minutes with the lid off to thicken it.

Notes

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Nutrition

Serving: 01Calories: 139kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 0gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 295mgPotassium: 165mgFiber: 0gSugar: 29gVitamin A: 233IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 33mgIron: 1mg
Keyword BBQ Sauce, Kansas City BBQ Sauce
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Kansas City Style Homemade Barbecue Sauce

 

 

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