Espresso Barbecue Sauce

Espresso Barbecue Sauce

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Melissa Turner


Just recently found this recipe and it is wonderfully delicious. Goes great with pork ribs. Haven't tried it with anything else yet.


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5 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 4 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 4 Tbsp
    extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 c
    cider vinegar
  • 1/2 c
    soy sauce
  • 2 c
  • 2 c
  • 1 pinch
    sea salt
  • 1/2 c
    strong coffee or instant espresso
  • 1 pinch
    ground pepper

How to Make Espresso Barbecue Sauce


  1. Mash garlic with the side of a knife and then mince finely
  2. Add olive oil to a preheated saute pan. Add the garlic and saute until it gets light brown, about 1 minute. Add cider vinegar, soy sauce, ketchup, and honey and stir well. Add a pinch of sea salt, then whisk in the coffee. Add freshly ground black pepper, to taste. Bring to a simmer and simmer for 10 minutes
  3. Let cool and store in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks

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About Espresso Barbecue Sauce

Course/Dish: Marinades Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Coffee/Tea/Beverage
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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