Simple Spicy Barbecue Sauce

"This is an easy tasty barbecue sauce made with ingredients you probably have on hand. From the Good Housekeeping Illustrated Cookbook."
 
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Ready In:
15mins
Ingredients:
9
Yields:
1 2/3 cups
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ingredients

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directions

  • In a small saucepan, cook onion in oil till tender - a few minutes.
  • Add remaining ingredients, heat to boiling, stirring constantly.
  • Can be used to baste any type of meat you might want to grill or broil.

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  1. candylovessos
    Just made it it's pretty yummy I added liquid mustard it tastes pretty good not really spicy but just enough :)
     
  2. Katchick
    Very good. I only used one tablespoon of oil to cook the onions and I added some red pepper flakes - because we like a little spicier, and simmered for 25 min. Also I only had Red Wine vinegar. Next time might add a bit of garlic, but overall this turned out really, really well. This sauce is the perfect consistency for me, and is wonderful just the way it is - but can well be adapted to any taste.
     
  3. mersaydees
    Loved it made as directed, although after reading Chef Sandra B's review, substituting apple cider vinegar and simmering at least 1/2 hour sounds worth a try. What's so great about this recipe is that it's good as is -- or as a base for whatever your tastes desire! Thanks, Pattikay! Made for Aussie New Zealand Recipe Swap #16.
     
  4. Chef Sandra B
    Very simple, very tasty, very fast. Can use 1 c ketchup instead of 1 c tomato sauce, although this will make it a bit sweeter. Best with apple cider vinegar and simmered for at leat 1/2 hr. Can adjust spiciness with either chili powder or hot sauce, but I thought it was perfect! I like flavor, not too spicy.
     
  5. 2Bleu
    Made as directed and added some fresh chopped garlic. I put it on some burgers just before taking them off the grill. Delicious sauce! Thanks for posting.
     
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  1. Chef Sandra B
    Very simple, very tasty, very fast. Can use 1 c ketchup instead of 1 c tomato sauce, although this will make it a bit sweeter. Best with apple cider vinegar and simmered for at leat 1/2 hr. Can adjust spiciness with either chili powder or hot sauce, but I thought it was perfect! I like flavor, not too spicy.
     

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