Sweet -N-Tangy Barbecue Sauce

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Tinkerbell

The only barbecue sauce I use, for everything from shredded pork loin or ribs to thin sliced ham sandwiches or shredded beef. Often served with chilled potato salad & fresh homemade dinner rolls to mop up the sauce (if not using the meat in a sandwich already).

Top Review by Rachel S.

This was amazing. I've only tried making one other bbq sauce before, and it was not good, so I was hesitant on making another sauce. But this turned out perfect! Had a really nice zip to it. I used Franks hot sauce. Added 2 drops of liquid smoke. I let it simmer about 2 hours or so, then took it off the heat to thicken up a bit. I will make this sauce over and over again. Thank you!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large saucepan, combine all ingredients and bring to a boil over medium heat.
  2. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for about one hour. Stir occasionally.
  3. *For ribs: Boil ribs with some salt & pepper and a quartered onion until tender. Then drain and place on broiler pan. Baste with sauce, broil 5 minutes, turn ribs over and baste other side. Broil 5 minutes longer. Serve.
  4. *For shredded pork sandwiches: Put sauce and pork loin in crock pot on low for 5-6 hours or until pork begins to shred itself when poked with a fork.
  5. *For barbecue ham sandwiches: Put sauce and thin, deli sliced ham torn into 2 inch pieces into crock pot and heat on low for 2 hours or until hot.

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