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bea's thin bbq sauce

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Bea L.
Emerald Isle, NC

This is a thin BBQ sauce we use on our chicken or pork at times. I like doubling the recipe so I'll always have it on hand. It's also a good base to make sticky sauce for grilled chicken when we prefer something a little different. 7/21/14

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For bea's thin bbq sauce

  • 1 c
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp
    dry mustard
  • salt & pepper, to taste

How To Make bea's thin bbq sauce

  • 1
    Add all ingredients to a saucepan as listed. Slowly bring to a boil on medium heat then decrease heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes or so. As far as the vinegar, I use either apple cider or white.
  • 2
    I have been told that it doesn't require refrigeration but I store mine in the fridge. It lasts indefinitely.
  • 3
    NOTE: When I want a sticky sauce I simply add about 3 TBSP of honey, about 1/4 cup corn syrup, about 2/3 cup catchup and about 1/4 cup butter to 1 cup of the above recipe. All of these ingredients are approximate amounts.