Sticky and Spicy Barbecue Sauce

Everyone needs at least one foolproof barbecue sauce recipe, and this one should be yours. It’s incredibly easy to make and is sticky and sweet with the right amount of spice. And it goes well with just about anything!

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ large onion, peeled and diced
  • 2 small chipotle peppers, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. crushed red pepper
  • 1 cup low-sugar gluten-free ketchup
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • ½ Tbsp. light corn syrup
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2½ Tbsp. light brown sugar
  • 4 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. gluten-free Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the onion and chipotle pepper. Cook until softened, about 6–7 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to low and whisk in the crushed red pepper, ketchup, molasses, corn syrup, honey, brown sugar, vinegar, and Worcestershire sauce. Add salt and pepper.
  • Cover and simmer for about 15–20 minutes, or until thickened.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ large onion, peeled and diced
  • 2 small chipotle peppers, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. crushed red pepper
  • 1 cup low-sugar gluten-free ketchup
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • ½ Tbsp. light corn syrup
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2½ Tbsp. light brown sugar
  • 4 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. gluten-free Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the onion and chipotle pepper. Cook until softened, about 6–7 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to low and whisk in the crushed red pepper, ketchup, molasses, corn syrup, honey, brown sugar, vinegar, and Worcestershire sauce. Add salt and pepper.
  • Cover and simmer for about 15–20 minutes, or until thickened.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories190
Total Fat3g
Saturated Fat0.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium870mg
Total Carbohydrate44g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars38g
Protein1g