Florida Barbecue Sauce

Florida Barbecue Sauce

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Penny Hawkins


I got this recipe from an old cookbook from way back in the 90's if you can believe it! I still make this Barbecue sauce and it is great on pork, chicken and beef, and ribs. It's a bit too pungent for fish.


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15 Min
25 Min


  • 1 stick
    unsalted butter
  • 1 c
    cider vinegar
  • 1 c
    catsup or ketchup
  • 1 jar(s)
    5 to 6 oz. prepared horseradish, not the creamy kind.
  • 6
    juice of lemons or limes, your choice
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp
    hot pepper sauce

How to Make Florida Barbecue Sauce


  1. In a medium size stainless or enamelware saucepan, melt butter. Add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil and simmer uncovered 20 to 25 mins. Use as basting sauce on pork, chicken, beef and serve as a table sauce. Left over sauce can be refrigerated and kept up to 2 or 3 weeks.
  2. Yield:3 1/2 cups.

    Note: If using this sauce on chicken, lemons are better than limes; limes give a sharp tang that suits pork or beef to T.

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