This BBQ Sauce Recipe is a superlicious sauce for chicken or ribs. It’s totally finger licking good!

BBQ Sauce Recipe

Please welcome Randy today as he shares about his favorite homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe. It’s a keeper, y’all.

My favorite homemade BBQ sauce recipe of all time came from my Mom, who got it from her friend, Carol, back in the day.  It was written down on a note card. That piece of paper was covered with all kinds of smudges and stains until it was almost illegible. I’m not sure where it is now. I should have taken better care of it and made a lot of copies. If so, maybe now I could type in my computer and save it to the cloud. Or chisel it in stone, I suppose. I’ll keep looking.

In the meantime I mixed up something kinda like Carol’s as best I can remember. It’s pretty darn tasty, if I do say so myself.

BBQ Sauce Recipe

BBQ Sauce is a recipe you can get creative with. Lot’s of home cooks have some delicious concoctions that beat the pants off of any store bought stuff. In my book, a good sauce is versatile. This sauce will work equally well with beef, chicken and pork, turning the ordinary into something special. It has a balance of heat, sweet, tangy and sour. This one hits all the right notes. And boy does it smell great on the grill. Don’t be surprised if the neighbors find an excuse to walk over.

Anyway, give this one a try. I think you’ll like it. But don’t be afraid to put your own special twist on it.

BBQ Sauce Recipe

BBQ Sauce Recipe

BBQ Sauce Recipe

Yield: About 3/4 cup.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

The perfect balance of sweet, heat and tangy in this sauce makes it great for beef, chicken and pork.


  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar (or malt vinegar)
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. Whisk all ingredients together until smooth.

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