Spicy Apricot Barbecue Sauce

Spicy Apricot Barbecue Sauce
Spicy Apricot Barbecue Sauce. Nicholas McComber/Getty Images
  • Total: 2 hrs 20 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 2 hrs
  • Yield: about 6 cups (48 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
50 Calories
0g Fat
11g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: about 6 cups (48 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 49mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Protein 1g
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 an excellent fruit and tomato based barbecue sauce for pork and chicken that will add sweet and spicy notes to your barbecued meats. 


  • 2 pounds apricots (pitted and halved)
  • 3 large tomatoes (halved)
  • 3 cups brown sugar
  • 2 cups cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 small sweet onion (minced)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

Steps to Make It

  1. Place all ingredients in a large stockpot and bring to a boil.

  2. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 1/2 to 2 hours.

  3. When sauce has reduced, strain through a sieve.

  4. Use immediately or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week after preparation or in the freezer for 3-4 months.