Kansas City Barbecue Sauce

Fred Alam


Liquid smoke flavoring gives this sauce the flavor of authentic pit barbecue. Use this sauce for beef, pork or chicken.
Can be used for beef, pork, or chicken.


★★★★★ 1 vote

makes about 3 pints
10 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1
    onion finely choped
  • 1/2
    green bell pepper
  • 2 tsp
    garlic minced
  • 2 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 tsp
    hot sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 c
    prepared yellow mustard
  • 1 c
    dark brown sugar packed
  • 4 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp
    liquid smoke flavoring
  • 1/4 c
    lemon juice

How to Make Kansas City Barbecue Sauce


  1. Place oil in a large non-aluminum saucepan over medium-low heat. Add onion, bell pepper, and garlic. Lightly saute until translucent.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer for about 10 or 15 minutes.

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About Kansas City Barbecue Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American

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