Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Bourbon Barbecue Sauce. Sweet, tangy and a full of flavor. Incredibly easy to make and requires one pot!


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup onion minced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 cups ketchup
  • 1/2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon chili powder


  1. Heat oil in a medium saucepan.
  2. Add in onion and cook for 2-3 minute.
  3. Add in garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  4. Stir in the rest of the ingredients and bring to a simmer. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Serve with sandwiches, wings, or as a dipping sauce.
  6. Store in the fridge for up to a month or freeze for up to 6 months.

Recipe Notes

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Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bourbon Barbecue Sauce, Condiment, Sauce