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


  • 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


  1. Cook 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.
  2. You 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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