Memphis Barbecue Sauce

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

The secret is in the sauce. This recipe is posted on another web site and I made some minor adjustments for personal taste. Use this sauce for Memphis Style Baby Back Ribs.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all the ingredients except for oil.
  2. Bring to a low boil, stirring often.
  3. Using a splatter screen, reduce heat and simmer for 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Remove from heat and whisk in oil until blended.
  5. Store in a sealed container in refrigerator.
Most Helpful

3 5

Overall, a good sauce. I never had Memphis style BBQ sauce before, so I might have expected something different. I think it needs more liquid smoke.

5 5

Love it!!! This is, by far, the best BBQ sauce! Perfect amount of heat and it goes great with pork ribs.

5 5

A really simple sauce to throw together- but with fabulous results.
We liked the heat in this, but next time would cut back a little on the mustard ( but then I did use a mixture of English and American mustard).
Used this on chicken, but can't wait to try it on ribs.
Another triumph Paula- thank you!
Made for Aus/NZ Recipe swap#71.

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