Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

i found this on a internet site thought i should share. One of the men brought me a recipe out of a Texas newspaper for the Bar-B-Q sauce recipe used by Lyndon Johnson for his famous Bar-B-q's on his ranch. In all my life I have never had a finer sauce.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring the mixture to a.
  2. boil. Simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and strain.


Most Helpful

This came out sour enough to make a pig squeal, and like another review said, to thin. I cringed when I saw how much water this recipe called for, and how much vinegar, but I mad it as-is, just to see how it turned out I like a tangy bbq sauce, but this is over the top in my opinion. If you make this, I'd suggest cutting the water to 3/4 cup, and the vinegar to 1/4 cup... you can always add more vinegar to suit your taste. Over tart and thin consistency aside, I gave this three stars because the flavor was good. Made as-is, this is more suited as a mopping sauce, or a dipping sauce.

Joe D. September 13, 2016

The rest of the family liked the flavor. However, it came out really runny. I had to pour it over the chicken. I was afraid of that, seeing the 1 1/2 cups of water. The vinegar was noticeable too, so if I made it again, I would cut the vinegar a little. I probably wouldn't use this for BBQ sauce, but to pour over chicken or chops. Lots of sauce that way, to pour over rice or noodles. Made for Election Eats.

WI Cheesehead November 17, 2008

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