Best Barbecue Sauce

Like to be in control? Brew your own barbecue sauce and add your own special touches.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 8

1
cup ketchup
1/2
cup chili sauce
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons cider vinegar
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1
tablespoon liquid smoke

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat all ingredients to boiling; reduce heat.
  • 2 Simmer uncovered 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve warm sauce with grilled chicken, pork or beef.

Expert Tips

Experiment! Dark brown sugar instead of light, balsamic vinegar instead of cider, lime juice for lemon or ketchups with added flavor and kick.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/4 Cup
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
560mg
560%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.