Kansas City Style Homemade Barbecue Sauce a deliciously sweet, smoky, tangy sauce, and perfect for barbecued chicken, pork, and even beef. If you love a great Kansas City Style sauce 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.
I’m not opposed to Store brands of BBQ Sauce, there are many wonderfully delicious sauces you can purchase from your local market. I just 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 fairly simple to make and can be done in approximately 30 minutes flat. This is a wonderful 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 left over that you can store in your refrigerator for another menu item, for up to 3 week time, 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
- 1 cups ketchup
- 1/4 cup honey mustard
- 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
- 1 small onion, minced
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
- 2 tablespoons cup dark molasses
- 1 and 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 and 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 and 1/2 tablespoons steak sauce
- 1 and 1/2 tablespoons pure honey
- 1 tablespoon of tamarind paste
- 1 and 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon table salt
- 1 teaspoon of liquid smoke
- 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
- 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.
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