How to Make Easy BBQ Sauce

By LeafTV Contributor

Whip up a batch of your own barbecue sauce using ketchup and a few other common ingredients. This sauce goes great with chicken or ribs and can be cooked on the grill or the stovetop. Tweak the ingredients to suit your taste. For example, add hot sauce for a little kick or adjust the sugar or more or less sweetness.

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credit: Mark May
How to Make Easy BBQ Sauce
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credit: Mark May
How to Make Easy BBQ Sauce

Step 1

Grab a saucepan and put it on the stovetop or grill over medium-low heat.

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credit: Mark May
How to Make Easy BBQ Sauce

Step 2

Add 1/2 cup ketchup, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, 1 tablespoon red or white vinegar, 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce, 1 tablespoon lemon juice or 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest, and 2 tablespoons butter.

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credit: Mark May
How to Make Easy BBQ Sauce

Step 3

Stir all ingredients until melted and blended together.