Harrison Lee's Bar-B-Que Sauce

Harrison Lee Sauce on Brisket
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  • Total: 20 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: About 5 cups (20 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
125 Calories
6g Fat
17g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: About 5 cups (20 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 125
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 756mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Protein 0g
Calcium 11mg 1%
*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.)

This is fantastic if you are a spicy, burn-your-lips fan. It's a great finishing sauce for brisket or a spicy marinade for chicken or pork ribs.


  • 1 1/2 cups/360 mL sugar
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL vegetable oil
  • 1 quart/950 mL vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL salt
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL mustard (dry)
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL ketchup

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.
  2. Bring vinegar to a rolling boil, add dry ingredients (mixed together) and boil for 14 minutes.
  3. Use as a finishing sauce or SLOWLY parboil pork ribs, hot links or chicken prior to grilling or smoker. For the truly adventurous, dip a slice of bread into the sauce as it is cooking.