Delayed Heat BBQ Sauce

Delayed Heat BBQ Sauce

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"Starts out sweet, comes back with some heat. You will feel this one on your tongue, not your lips. This recipe started as a simple vinegar based BBQ sauce, but as I got into it I realized I wanted some heat and sweet too. Makes a good marinade with 1/2 the sugar and the addition of 1/3 cup oil."
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15 m servings 115 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 115 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 1.4 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.7g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 393 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. In a medium resealable container, blend ground dry mustard and water. Mix in dark brown sugar, cider vinegar, soy sauce, chili powder, and ground black pepper. Seal container, and shake until thoroughly blended.


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Just wanted to up my rating to 5*. I made this again since I liked all the ingredients, added some cayenne pepper, marinated for 48 hours, and it was great! Such a nice change from so many mari...

This is way too liquid to be a bbq sauce. It's more of a marinade than anything else. I did manage to make sauce out of it by omitting the water and reducing the cider vinegar to a 1/2 cup. I a...

I added the tomato paste and put over heat as well. Wouldn't have been so sauce-like without. I also added a little dab of hot sauce for an extra kick.

I had high hopes for this recipe. I looking for a homemade BBQ sauce to pair with some Ore-Ida french fries and tater tots. This mixture turned out to be very liquidy and like other reviewers sa...

WOW! I'll be honest, I wasn't terribly impressed with this one at first. Thin, watery...ugh. But I let it simmer for about an hour and it thickened WAY up. Not a thin sauce at all by the tim...

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