Brie's Spicy Sweet Tangy Barbecue Sauce Recipe -
Brie's Spicy Sweet Tangy Barbecue Sauce Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Brie's Spicy Sweet Tangy Barbecue Sauce

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"This sauce goes great with ribs, chicken, or pulled pork. For more heat, add more cayenne pepper. For more thickness, add more cornstarch. For more tang, add more vinegar."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    40 mins

    45 mins


  1. Stir ketchup, water, brown sugar, white wine vinegar, sugar, honey, orange juice, soy sauce, Dijon mustard, garlic powder, black pepper, cornstarch, and cayenne pepper together in a saucepan; bring to a boil, whisking frequently. Reduce heat to low and simmer sauce until thickened, about 40 minutes.
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Oct 22, 2012

Tasty. I added molasses and a bit of paprika. Delish!

Oct 22, 2013

This recipe lives up to it's title. It is spicy, sweet and tangy. It is easy to make and very good. I halved the recipe as I only had a small amount of cooked chicken breast to use up and mixed this sauce in with to make chicken barbecue for dinner. I think the recipe needs some Worcestershire but that is entirely my personal preference. I will be making this again. Thanks!


5 Ratings

Jan 30, 2014

Very good! Followed the recipe as directed and stored the leftovers in a mason jar. It's a nice balance of sweet with a kick.

Jul 23, 2015

Love it! Followed the recipe exactly and stored the extra - Good for basting and marinating. Sweet and spicy.


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  • Calories
  • 192 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 49.2 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.7 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 1112 mg
  • 44%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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