Tangy Bar-B-Que Sauce Recipe - Allrecipes.com
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Tangy Bar-B-Que Sauce

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"This recipe is excellent for bar-b-que chicken. Place on chicken just before ready and always have sauce for dipping. It has been a family recipe for over 40 years - everyone loves it."

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Original recipe makes 8 cups Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    25 mins


  1. In a large skillet, melt the butter or margarine over medium heat. Stir in the onion and garlic powder. Saute until onions are soft. Stir in the tomato sauce, ketchup, water, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar and Season to taste with salt, pepper and hot pepper sauce. Reduce heat to low and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
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Mar 16, 2009

This is the best barbecue sauce. We used with home made pulled pork sandwiches. I will definitely make this again and again.

Nov 15, 2006

This is great. A few years ago I was desperate for a BBQ sauce, and came up with almost this identical recipe...


8 Ratings

Jul 13, 2009

I made this sauce..at first it looked a little strange but then after really whipping it up over the stove it started to look like sauce. I had to add honey, more garlic, lemon juice and cayenne pepper to give it more "taste"...was a little bland at first...but it came out wonderful..will make again!

Oct 04, 2007

I made bar-b-que pork sandwiches for my bridge club luncheon. I had left-over pork tenderloin, but did not like the bottled sauce I bought. I made this sauce instead and it was delicious! It was so good, in fact, we were using the rolls to sop up the sauce that fell on our plates. Thanks for a great recipe.

Feb 14, 2014

This sauce is excellent, we use it all the time and everyone loves it.


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  • Calories
  • 43 kcal
  • 2%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4.6 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 2.9 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 233 mg
  • 9%

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

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