Old Time Texas Barbecue Sauce

Old Time Texas Barbecue Sauce Recipe

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This recipe has been posted here for play in Culinary Quest - Texas. Recipe was found at the-greatest-barbecue-recipes.com.

A Texan barbecue sauce recipe is traditionally a bold, spicy, homemade recipe, which reflects the diverse cultures that tamed that wild territory.

Here is basic guide for the use of chili in Texas barbecue sauce recipes and their relative "heat factor": Anaheim (mild) Jalapeno (or the smoked version, Chipotle) (medium) Serrano (medium-hot) Cayenne (hot) Habanero (hot) Red Savina Habanero (blazing!)


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6 - 12
10 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 c
    chopped onions
  • 1 c
    strong black coffee
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    cider vinegar
  • 1/4 c
    hot chili peppers, minced*
  • 3 Tbsp
    chili powder (adds flavor without heat)
  • 6 clove
    cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp

How to Make Old Time Texas Barbecue Sauce


  1. Simmer about 25-30 minutes, then puree in blender to help bring out all of the flavors.
  2. Note: The dried chilies that come in small plastic packages, can be found in most grocery stores today.

    When reconstituted in warm water (10-20 min) they provide a rich smokey flavor that fresh chilies do not have.

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About Old Time Texas Barbecue Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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