What Is a Quick Recipe for Homemade BBQ Sauce?


Martha Stewart's quick barbecue sauce recipe calls for 3/4 cup of ketchup, 2 tablespoons of light brown sugar, 1 tablespoon of white wine vinegar, 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce and 2 teaspoons of paprika. Whisk ingredients together to create a fast, easy barbecue sauce.

Some homemade barbecue sauce recipes require the cook to heat the sauce on the stove. Simply combine 1 cup of ketchup, 1/4 cup of cider vinegar, 2 tablespoons of molasses, 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard and 1 tablespoon of water in a small saucepan. Season with 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper and 1/2 teaspoon of kosher salt. Simmer the barbecue sauce over low heat for three to five minutes. Try spreading this homemade barbecue sauce on meat, chicken or seafood during the last few minutes of grilling.

If you have a little more time to make barbecue sauce, try Ree Drummond's recipe. Simply heat 1 tablespoon of canola oil in a saucepan, and add two cloves of minced garlic and half of a chopped onion. Cook for five minutes, then reduce the heat to low. Add 1 cup of ketchup, 1/3 cup of brown sugar, 1/3 cup of molasses, 4 tablespoons of minced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, 4 tablespoons of distilled vinegar and 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce. Add salt to taste, and simmer the sauce for 20 minutes.