"You won't have to go to Texas to get the big BBQ taste. You'll be the envy at your backyard BBQ party. You like it spicy or sweet it's up to you. Put it on chicken, beef and/or ribs. You won't be disappointed. Enjoy!" — Paul
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apple cider vinegar
finely chopped onion
garlic, peeled and minced
At first I was disappointed at the very strong vinegar flavor, however, I added worcestershire, liquid smoke and garlic, marinated a chuck roast overnight and then cooked it in a crockpot for 10 hours. It made one heck of a shredded beef sandwich on a Brown and Serve roll. Excellent!
This was certainly tasty, but after it cooked down, I was left with less than a cup of sauce, which is certainly not 12 servings. So some of us got to enjoy this sauce, and the rest of our guests were stuck with bottled.
Sweet with a kick! I cut the chili powder and cayenne to 1/2 teaspoon because I was concerned it would be to spicy for the kids. I cut back on the sugar slightly but after tasting added the full amount. My sauce thickened up a lot sooner than 45 minutes.
This was really great! I followed the recipe exactly and served it on steak. Next time I will try chicken or something different, but it definitely compliments steak perfectly. It was a little bit spicier than I'd imagined it would be. That was good for me because I <3 spicy food, but my boyfriend not so much (acid reflux issues). He said it was so good he didn't want to stop eating it even though the spiceyness was a tad painful for him, haha. Thanks for the great recipe!
I prepared this 3 days ago. I wasn't sure about it at first. It has a sweetness to it but then the heat creeps up the pallet. However...I said the rest in a sealed glass container in the fridge and after a few days the ingredients have mellowed. The sauce is thicker, tangier, and the heat is mellowed too. To me, it rivals most store bought sauces. Nice!
Just enough sweet with a little zip. Excellent for pulled pork bbq sandwiches.
Very good sauce, except a little strong vinegar and to spicy for some people. I cut the vinegar to 1 1/2 cups and added 1/4 cup water. Cut the Chili Powder and Cayenne to 1/2 tsp Ea. Over all it is a very good sauce. Thanks
This BBQ sauce is excellent. I followed the recipe exactly except for omitting the cayenne pepper. In its place, I added about a tablespoon of chipotle in adobo because I wanted a bit of smoky-spice. It's the perfect blend of spicy, sweet, smoky, and tangy. I reduced it for about 45 minutes and it's the perfect consistency. I will make this again and again.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Paul's Southern California BBQ Sauce
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 2
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