BBQ Sauce for Chicken

Francine Lizotte


This BBQ Sauce for Chicken is tasty and quick to make. It can be used as a marinade, dipping sauce or brush it on while rotisserieing your chicken.


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2 cups
5 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 2 c
    cold low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/3 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar, such as demerara
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    white vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    hot sauce such as frank's® redhot
  • 2 tsp
    hot paprika
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground himalayan sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper (i always use mixed peppercorns)
  • 2 Tbsp
    35% heavy cream

How to Make BBQ Sauce for Chicken


  1. To make a roux, in a medium pot over medium heat, add butter. When melted, add flour and whisk ingredients constantly for about 3 minutes.
  2. Pour in cold chicken broth, whisking constantly until well incorporated. Add ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, white vinegar, hot sauce, hot paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, sea salt and freshly ground black pepper; whisk well and increase heat to high.
  3. When it boils, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. About 5 minutes before time is up, add heavy cream, whisk and cook for the remaining time.
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