Classic BBQ Sauce

Classic BBQ Sauce | Classic barbecue sauce recipe

Classic Barbecue Sauce Recipe

The Best Classic BBQ Sauce recipe ever! Not too sweet, not too spicy and guaranteed to please every time.

It goes well on anything that comes off the barbecue, your hamburger, on top of a pizza and is also great for smoked meats.

Course Condiment
Cuisine American, Aussie Style
Keyword Classic BBQ Sauce, Classic BBQ Sauce Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 1 Cup
Calories 235 kcal
Author Chris Girvan-Brown

 ★ Ingredients ★ 

  • 2 Tbs 30 ml tomato paste
  • 1 Tbs 15 ml white vinegar
  • 1 Tbs 15 ml soy sauce
  • 1 tsp 5 ml Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 dash hot Tabasco sauce
  • 1 Tbs 15 ml honey
  • 1 Tbs 15 ml dark brown sugar
  • 1 Tbs 15 ml molasses
  • 1 tsp 5 ml mustard powder
  • 1 tsp 5 ml garlic powder
  • 1 tsp 5 ml onion powder
  • 1 tsp 5 ml salt
  • 1 tsp 5 ml mixed herbs
  • ½ cup 125 ml water

 ★ Instructions ★ 

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a saucepan.
  2. Whisk thoroughly or combine with a hand-held blender to ensure there are no lumps.
  3. Simmer over low heat while stirring frequently for 1 hour (this pasteurizes the sauce).
  4. Cool for at least 1 hour before transferring to an airtight container.
  5. Refrigerate

 ★ Recipe Notes ★ 

Store for up to 1 month in the refrigerator.

Classic BBQ Sauce Uses

  • Brush this flavourful barbecue sauce onto chicken, steaks, ribs, lamb chops or pork chops for the last few minutes on the barbecue or in the pan.
  • Classic BBQ Sauce is delicious as a dip for your chips, a topping for your burger or a marinade for your meat.

Classic BBQ Sauce Calories & Nutrition

For 1 cup (250ml) classic barbecue sauce.

Nutrition Facts
Servings 1
Amount Per Serving
Calories 235
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.2g
Saturated Fat 0.1g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 3361mg
Total Carbohydrates 55.3g
Dietary Fibre 2.7g
Sugars 44.1g
Protein 4.1g
Vitamin A 0mg
Vitamin C 0mg
Vitamin D 0mcg
Calcium 113mg
Iron 3mg
Potassium 788mg
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.
2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice.
This nutritional label is a product of the online calculator at

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