Texas Style Chipotle BBQ Sauce

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by KapnAwesome

This BBQ sauce has a balance of sweet, tangy, and spicy. It's so good, you may find yourself contemplating drinking it straight

Top Review by enigmused

Hi, I was wondering how long this will keep in the refrigerator. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Process onion and water in food processor until slushy, about 45 seconds.
  2. Pass the onion slush through a fine mesh strainer over a large mixing bowl, pressing on the slush with a large rubber spatula. Discard the onion solids.
  3. Wisk ketchup, apple cider, 3 tbl. apple cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, molasses, dijon mustard, chipotle chili, adobo sauce, and black pepper into onion liquid.
  4. In a large saucepan, cook bacon over medium-high heat, until bacon is crisp.
  5. Remove bacon with a slotted spoon.
  6. Add garlic and chili powder to hot bacon fat and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  7. Add onion-ketchup mixture to the saucepan and simmer for 15 minutes.
  8. Off heat, add remaining 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar.
  9. (Optional) Pulse cooked bacon is food processor until it is a fine powder and add to sauce.

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