Mimi's Lemony Texas-Style Bar-B-Que Sauce

Mimi's Lemony Texas-style Bar-b-que Sauce Recipe

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Karla Harkins


This is a different bar-b-que sauce that uses lemons for a nice tanginess. Love to use it for cooking and also for a dipping sauce after, too. Adjust heat to your preference.


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about 2 cups
15 Min
30 Min


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1 medium
onion, chopped
1 clove
garlic, mashed
2 Tbsp
1/2 c
1/4 c
2 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
brown sugar
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
hot pepper sauce
1 large
lemon, thinly sliced

How to Make Mimi's Lemony Texas-Style Bar-B-Que Sauce


  • 1Cook onion and garlic in butter in medium saucepan until tender. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and let cool for flavors to mingle before serving.
  • 2You can add jalapenos or chipotles, bell pepper or cayenne for variation if you desire.

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About Mimi's Lemony Texas-Style Bar-B-Que Sauce

Course/Dish: Marinades, Other Sauces
Hashtags: #Lemony, #dipping sauce

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