Mom's BBQ Sauce (For Grilled Ribs)

READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
Recipe by Oolala

I thought I had lost this! I loved the smell of this cooking on the stove. It brings back memories of my parents and their friends making this when we spent summers in Long Beach Island, NJ. You can adjust for the amount of sauce you need. I just adjusted to make 2-3 cups for 2 packages of ribs (about 4-5 lbs.) and I used Splenda brown sugar for my husband.

Top Review by Kristi K

This is a great recipe. I used chipotle chiles instead of mustard, and then added honey to sweeten it a little more, and it was great - first sweet, then spicy! I also cut it down to one-sixth, which was enough for a family of four.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown onions in butter in bottom of a large saucepan.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and simmer 10 minutes.
  3. Use this to marinate ribs that have been par boiled for 20 minutes. Marinate several hours and then grill!

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