The perfect bbq sauce. This is the base of every bbq sauce that I make.
- 3 cups tomato ketchup
- 1 cup dark brown sugar
- 1/4 cup white vinegar
- 3/4 cup water
- 1/8 cup molasses
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- 1 tablespoon chili powder
- 1 tablespoon paprika
- 1 teaspoon mustard powder
- ½ tablespoon basic bbq rub
In a medium Saucepan over medium-high heat, make a gastrique by bringing the dark brown sugar, molasses, white vinegar and Worcestershire sauce to a gentle boil.
Once at a gentle boil, remove from the heat and add the mustard, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne, black pepper and paprika powder. Let sit for 15 minutes.
Stir in the ketchup and return to the stove, and simmer over low for 30 minutes.
Remove from the heat and add the basic bbq rub.
Let cool and then refrigerate for up to 1 month.