Dr Pepper BBQ Sauce

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by chia2160

Mirj- this ones for you! From Steve Raichlen's Ultimate BBQ Cookbook. You can use this to polish off a dry rub or just as a condiment. Trust me, it tastes better than it sounds.

Top Review by Mirj2338

Dr. Pepper is my all-time favorite drink, and my family thought I was nuts to sacrifice one of my precious cans of the stuff, but it was worth it! You could say this recipe is made up of ingredients that I can't really get in Israel. Dr. Pepper is rare, and the Worcestershire sauce, A-1 Steak Sauce and liquid smoke were all sent to me by wonderful Zaar friends. I used some local hot sauce. I added the zest of the lemon to the mix as well. I rubbed it all over a brisket and let it sit in the crockpot on low for about 8 hours. Although it is for tonight's dinner, I made this yesterday and let it chill before slicing it into serving pieces. I had a taste, and it was a huge effort not to scarf the whole thing down right there and then. Chia, this really rocks, and was worth the sacrifice of the Dr. Pepper!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Juice the lemon, you should get 4 tablespoons.
  2. In a saucepan add all ingredients, bring to a boil.
  3. Lower to a simmer and cook 10-15 minutes until thickened.
  4. You can add more vinegar/steak sauce/ hot sauce/ if you need it, to taste.

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