Caribbean Barbecue Sauce

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by CaribbeanQueen

Living in the Caribbean is pretty spectacular! I am always trying to come up with new recipes that combine my new culture with my roots. Although I grew up in the Pacific Northwest, southern US barbecue made a huge impression on me. My family and I spent a lot of time coming up with tasty sauces. Spice this Caribbean influened sauce up or down to suit your own tastes.

Top Review by Eric0409

This is awesome!! I grilled chicken breasts with Jamaican Jerk and sloppped on this sauce at the end. Incredible!! Thank you for this wonderful recipe. I will probably add it to baked beans in the future.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the olive oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. Stir in the onion, garlic, and ginger, and cook until tender. (About 10 min).
  3. Reduce heat to low.
  4. Mix in ketchup, brown sugar, molasses, 1/4 cup rum, hoisin sauce, tomato paste, vinegar, chili powder, and cayenne pepper. Cook and stir 5 minutes, until well blended and heated through. Stir in remaining rum.
  5. Excellent on chicken and pork loin or ribs!
  6. Not that you'll have any left-overs but this sauce keeps well in the refrigerator.

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