How to make Barbecue Sauce that goes with Chicken, Beef, and Other Meats

Let’s all agree that barbecue sauce makes everything better. Barbecue sauce is versatile and packed with flavor. There are many barbecue sauces, including the popular tomato-based BBQ sauce. Other popular barbecue sauces include vinegar-based BBQ sauce, mustard-based barbecue sauce and mayonnaise-based barbecue sauce.

Tomato-based barbecue sauces are the easiest to recognize and can be found in grocery shops if you need a shortcut. It can be tomato paste or tomato ketchup. This Sauce is associated with Kansas City barbecue, but it can also be used in other regional dishes like Memphis and Texas.

How to make tomato-based barbecue sauce

Tomato-based barbecue sauce can be sweetened with vinegar, brown Sugar, spices, and other ingredients. It can be used with almost any meat, including chicken, lamb, beef and pork. It’s great for sandwiches, meatloaf, pizza, and meatloaf. To avoid burning, brush it on at the end of cooking or afterwards.

1 cup ketchup

1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

2 tablespoons Molasses

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

1 tablespoon water

1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce

1/2 teaspoon kosher Salt

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan. Cook on low heat for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.

Allow cooling completely. Keep in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to one week.

Vinegar-Based Barbecue Sauce: How to Make It

Vinegar-based barbecue sauces might or may not contain ketchup. Some sauces, such as those from Eastern North Carolina, might not contain tomato products. However, others, such as Piedmont- or Lexington-style sauces, may include a little ketchup to soften the vinegar’s tang. This Sauce is acidic and balances rich and fatty meats like pork. So, you can slather it onto your grilled chicken as it grills. It can be used on chicken, too. But don’t put it over beef. Give Cayenne, crushed red pepper or hot Sauce a spicy kick. You can add 2 tablespoons of ketchup to make it even more flavorful.

How to make Mustard-Based Barbecue Sauce

This zingy, thin barbecue sauce is perfect for a pulled-pork sandwich. You can also try it with chicken. It is traditionally thinned using vinegar and infused with spices. German settlers brought mustard with them, which has remained there to this day.

1 cup yellow mustard

1/4 cup honey

1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

3 tablespoons dark brown Sugar

1 tablespoon of canola oil

1 teaspoon garlic powder

A pinch of cayenne pepper

In a medium saucepan, combine all ingredients. Stirring constantly, heat on medium until Sugar and honey dissolve, approximately 5 minutes.

Allow cooling completely. Keep in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to one week.

How to make Mayonnaise-Based Barbecue Sauce

Alabama white barbecue sauce’s base is mayonnaise. It’s very different from other BBQ sauces. The combination of spices, pepper, lemon juice, and sometimes horseradish makes it creamy and delicious. It’s great on chicken, whether grilled or smoked. It can be used at the end of cooking or served alongside. It also makes a wonderful dip.

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