Chipotle Red Wine BBQ Sauce Recipe

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  • Total: 12 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 7 mins
  • Yield: about 2 cups (32 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
18 Calories
0g Fat
3g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: about 2 cups (32 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 191mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 0g
Calcium 4mg 0%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Subtly flavored with chipotle chili powder and red wine, this tomato-based barbecue sauce is a perfect addition to beef ribs. It can also be used as a side sauce for flank steak, beef roasts, and brisket.


  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup dry red wine
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt (sea or kosher)

Steps to Make It

  1. In a medium saucepan, add olive oil, garlic, chipotle powder, and cumin.

  2. Allow to heat through while stirring, for 1 minute.

  3. Add red wine and brown sugar. Simmer for 2 to 3 minutes.

  4. Add in soy sauce, vinegar, ketchup, salt and Worcestershire sauce. Simmer for 3 minutes more.

  5. Remove from heat, allow the sauce to cool slightly before using.

  6. Sauce will last for up to 1 week if stored in an airtight container in a refrigerator.

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