St. Louis-Style Barbecue Sauce Recipe

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  • 25 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4 Cups (16 servings)
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This St Louis-style barbecue sauce recipe is similar to the more popular Kansas City barbecue sauce, but is a bit less sweet, and a little tangier. This is a delicious barbecue sauce recipe to use on baby back ribs, or grilled chicken.

What You'll Need

  • 3 cups ketchup
  • 1/2 cup sugar (brown)
  • 1/2 cup onion (finely minced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced fine)
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup mustard (brown)
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp hot sauce

How to Make It

Whisk together all ingredients in a saucepan and simmer, stirring, on low heat for 20 minutes. Let cool to room temperature. May be used as a basting sauce towards the end of cooking, or brushed on after barbecuing, with additional sauce served on the side.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 91
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 600 mg
Carbohydrates 23 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 1 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)