Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by PetsRus

And another gift idea! Don't forget to use it yourself on chicken, pork and beef. I have made this using Tequila but the Bourbon does give it a nicer flavor.

Top Review by chia2160

this was just perfect! i halved the recipe and used 1 jalapeno pepper. cooked ribs and basted with this sauce. i rate this 5 napkins, err stars!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a deep frying pan (Dutch oven?), melt the butter and gently fry the onions, chilies and garlic for about 5 minutes.
  2. Lower the heat and add all the other ingredients, except the Bourbon, stirring after each addition.
  3. Simmer for about 10 minutes, stirring frequently, then add the Bourbon and cook for another 3-5 minutes.
  4. Let the sauce cool, stir now and then.
  5. Put in clean jars or wide neck bottles and label.
  6. Store in a cool dark place.

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