Bourbon Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Outrageously good homemade barbecue sauce with molasses, chili, onion, lemon juice, tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and bourbon.

1 Heat the butter and oil in a sauce pan over medium-high heat. 2 Grate the onion through the coarse grate of a box grater, or finely mince the onion if you don't have a grater. 3 Add grated...

  • Yield: Makes enough for 4-6 racks of ribs.
  • Cooking time: 00 Hour 30 Min
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  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil, such as canola or peanut
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 chopped chile pepper, such as a serrano
  • 1 medium yellow or white onion, grated
  • 1 cup bourbon or Tennessee whiskey
  • 1/2 cup ketchup or tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup dark molasses
  • 1/3 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2-3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • Salt to taste

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