Southwestern Barbecue Sauce

Spicy barbecue sauce
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  • 10 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Yield: Makes about 2 cups (16 servings)
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This recipe uses chipotle chili powder to give it a smoky, spicy zing. It's great on any slow-roasted meat and also the perfect match for chicken.

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste)

How to Make It

  1. Combine the ketchup, brown sugar, lime juice, vinegar, both chili powders, cumin and salt to taste in a medium saucepan. Bring the mixture to a simmer over medium-low heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes, or until the sauce reaches desired thickness. Taste and adjust seasoning.
  2. Use right away, or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 46
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 231 mg
Carbohydrates 12 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.)