Apple Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Apple barbecue sauce
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Ratings (23)
  • Total: 30 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: about 2 1/4 cups (36 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
16 Calories
0g Fat
4g Carbs
0g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Looking for a different kind of barbecue sauce? Try this delicious apple-flavored barbecue sauce, which would work well with pork ribs or with chicken.


  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup apple (peeled and grated)
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup onion (grated)
  • 2 teaspoons bell pepper (grated)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil.

  2. Reduce heat to low and let simmer 15 minutes. Make sure to keep an eye on the sauce so that it does not burn.

  3. Remove from heat and allow the sauce to cool for 10 minutes before using.

  4. The sauce can be stored in a plastic container in the refrigerator for up 1 week after preparation.