Spicy Sweet Barbecue Sauce Recipe

A little spice from the hot pepper sauce, sweet from the brown sugar, and a whole lot of flavor from the Worcestershire and steak sauce. Perfect on chicken or ribs.
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  • 2 1/2 cups ketchup
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup onion, grated
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons liquid smoke
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 bay leaf
  • salt and pepper, to taste
10 mins
10 mins
20 mins
In medium saucepan, combine all ingredients.

Bring to a boil.

Reduce heat and simmer uncovered 10 minutes.

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"Grilled some chicken up and wanted to try some homemade barbecue sauce. This one was perfect. It was thin but had so much flavor! I put it on the chicken the last 5 minutes of cooking and then served it on the side, too. Kids loved it!"
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