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bbq sauce recipe

apphunterapphunter Posts: 17
edited July 2012 in Pork
I am doing some ribs for the 4th tomorrow.  I'm very confident in my ribs but I am looking for suggestions for a BBQ sauce.  I was thinking of setting up a drip pan and using the drippings for the sauce.  What kind of sauce do yall use.



  • Ribs, oh the possibilities, but I use a sweet BBQ sauce like Sweet Baby Rays.  I found that to be good on ribs. I’m not good at making a BBQ sauce I like so until I master that I will use SBR. We also have a local BBQ sauce in Aberdeen SD called “OL’ West” that is great on almost anything. See URL   You can order it from the site - trust me its good! 

  • apphunterapphunter Posts: 17
    I have some sweet baby rays on hand I like it too but I am just trying to expand my abilities and make a bbq sauce since i haven't done it before.  if it sucks i can slap on some sbr

  • McStewMcStew Posts: 910
    I keep it simple 
    1 cup catsup
    3/4 cup wine vinegar
    1/3 cup brown sugar
    1 tsp guldens mustard 
    1 tsp wochestire sauce 
    dash of salt pepper tabasco 
    1 garlic clove minced 

    Marina Del Rey CA 
  • I got a classic Carolina style BBQ sauce you can try.

    1 1/2 cup cider vinegar

    1/2 cup ketchup

    1/2 cup water

    1 tablespoon sugar white or brown

    1 teaspoon salt Kosher fine

    1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes

    Mix all together, place in an airtight container and put it in the refrigerator over night so the flavors blend and there you go.

    This is a thin BBQ sauce but it goes good with smoked poke of any kind.  You can also play with it and see how you can improve it.  Good luck.


  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 22,140
    This one sounds good, haven't tried it though, and I like the name of the website....
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  • AleBrewerAleBrewer Posts: 555
    I make a smoked porter sauce that's pretty darn good. Of course, I use my own homebrewed smoked porter, but hey...I brew beer! I also put some real NH maple syrup in it too.

    Google  smoked porter bbq sauce recipe, you should get a good idea of where to start.

    I have also made a rasberry chipoltle sauce thats pretty good too. Google Chef Juke's Raspberry Chipotle sauce.

    Lots of good sauce recipes out there.....start with one and change it to suite your tastes.
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