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Homemade Tangy BBQ Sauce

This Homemade Tangy BBQ Sauce recipe is a breeze to make and pairs well with pulled pork, brisket or chicken.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: condiments, sauces, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: barbecue, based, bbq, delicious, sauce, sour, tangy, vinegar
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 105kcal


  • 2 cups apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp red cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 2/3 cups yellow mustard
  • 3 tsps garlic powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika


  • Add all ingredients into a sauce pan and whisk well.
  • Place saucepan on stove on high and stir the ingredients for about 6-8 minutes. The liquid will come to a boil and should be cooked for a couple minutes more to thicken the sauce.
  • Remove from heat and let it cool or add to your favorite recipe right away.


Calories: 105kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 474mg | Potassium: 170mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 261IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg