Apple Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Apple barbecue sauce
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  • 30 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: about 2 1/4 cups (36 servings)
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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.

What You'll Need

  • 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

How 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. 
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 16
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 165 mg
Carbohydrates 4 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 0 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)