Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr
This is my favorite homemade BBQ sauce. It uses a whole bulb of garlic, and lots of honey.
- 2 cups ketchup
- 1 head garlic, peeled and crushed
- 1 cup water
- 2 tablespoons hot sauce
- 1⁄4 cup honey
- 2 tablespoons molasses
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1 teaspoon soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons cajun seasoning
- 1 pinch paprika
- 1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes
- 1 pinch white pepper
- 1 pinch ground black pepper
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1 tablespoon water
- 1⁄2 cup butter
- In a large saucepan over medium low heat, mix together ketchup, garlic, 1 cup of water, hot sauce, honey, molasses, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, salt, Cajun seasoning, paprika, red pepper, white pepper and black pepper.
- Allow the mixture to simmer approximately 30 minutes.
- In a small bowl, dissolve cornstarch in 1 tablespoon of water.
- Adjust amount of water as needed to fully dissolve cornstarch.
- Stir into the sauce mixture.
- Continue simmering approximately 15 minutes.
- Stir butter into the sauce mixture.
- Continue simmering mixture approximately 15 more minutes, or until butter is melted and the sauce has begun to thicken.
- Serve over meats prepared as desired.
I made this sauce yesterday. It was amazing! I will definitely be making it again and again!
Thanks Chippie! This recipe is on "My Cookbooks" in Recipe Zaar.... I do travel a lot from time to time & have called the recipe up from an internet cafe and made it in several countries now. I simply adjust HOT depending where I am. Sometimes there is limited or no access to things like Wor. Sauce, molasses etc. But it still works and always receives sincere compliments ... So I need to pass them on to you! PS. My last trip was in Roatan, an Island off Honduras. Purchased 10 lbs. of chicken wings and this recipe covered all!
We loved this bold, zesty sauce. I don't use alot of Cajun seasoning, so I used Mirj's recipe #14190 for this and it worked out beautifully!! I could not, with good conscious, add the cornstarch and 1/2 cup butter (I had enough trouble dealing with the honey, molasses and brown sugar!!). The rest of the ingridents stayed the same. I cooked the sauce in the crock pot for about 2-1/2 hours until it was nice and bubbly. I had broiled some chicken wings for 15-20 minutes, then added them to the pot with 1/2 cup of the sauce. I simmered them for about 4 hours. The sauce did cook down a bit, but the wings turned out wonderful. I would highly recommend trying them this way. I am using my crock pot a lot more these days, so I am thinking this would be phenomenal on ribs!!! Thanks Chippie for the contribution!!