If you love more of a sweet, dark, and thick BBQ Sauce, my Homemade Sweet BBQ Sauce recipe is for you. It’s thick, rich, consistency is perfect for delicious BBQ chicken and pork recipes made on your grill or even in your oven on rainy days this summer.
BBQ Sauce, Sweet BBQ Sauce
2 1/2tablespoonsChili powder
1tablespoonFresh orange zest
1teaspoonfresh ground black pepper
2 1/4cupsOrganic ketchup
1/4cupSpicy brown mustard
1/2cupApple cider vinegar
1/3cupDark black-strap molasses
1/4cupA-1 steak sauce
1cupLight brown sugar
In a glass bowl, combine the chili powder, Hungarian paprika, fresh ground black pepper, kosher salt, and the zest of 1 orange.
In a large bowl, mix the ketchup, spicy brown mustard, apple cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, freshly squeezed lemon juice, A-1 steak sauce, blackstrap molasses, natural honey, hot sauce, and lightly packed brown sugar.
Over medium heat, warm the authentic olive oil in a large saucepan. Add the minced onions and sauté them until translucent, about 5-6 minutes. Press the garlic cloves, add it to the onion and cook for another minute.
Add spices from the small bowl to pan, then add all the wet ingredients
Simmer over low heat for 20-25 minutes uncovered.
Place in refrigerator overnight to let flavors come through.
Recipe by Heidy L. McCallum owner of The McCallum's Shamrock Patch Blog