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pint Mason jar of homemade barbecue sauce with chicken on sheet pan in background


Sweet and tangy Barbecue Sauce is fast and easy to make at home! Use it on grilled meat, pizza, sandwiches and loads of other things.

Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Keyword homemade barbecue sauce
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 1/4-cup servings (3 cups total yield)
Calories 125 kcal
Author Toni Dash


  • 1 1/2 cups Ketchup
  • 3/4 cup Brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1/2 cup Honey
  • 1/3 cup Soy Sauce regular or gluten-free
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground Ginger
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground Mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce optional


  1. Combine all ingredients in a sauce pan. Bring to a low simmer stirring to dissolve the sugar.

  2. Simmer for 10 minutes. Let cool slightly and pour into a glass jar. Seal and refrigerate.

Recipe Notes

The sauce will thicken as it cools and when chilled.

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 125 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 845mg35%
Potassium 153mg4%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 28g31%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 154IU3%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.