Hot Barbecue Sauce

Serves: 48
Total Calories: 52
Yield: 6 cups


2 teaspoons Tabasco Hot Sauce
1 teaspoon red hot chili pepper, minced
1/2 cup lemon juice
2 cups chopped onions
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon dry mustard (use Coleman's, if possible)
2 1/2 cups bottled chili sauce
3/4 cup oil
2 tablespoons tarragon vinegar
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 bay leaf, crumbled
1 teaspoon salt


Combine all ingredients with 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Serve with hamburgers, spare ribs, lamb, or chicken. Sauce may be kept covered in refrigerator for at least 1 week.

Author’s note: A nice addition to this barbecue sauce is 3 tablespoons of grape jelly.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 48
Total Calories: 52
Calories from Fat: 34

This Hot Barbecue Sauce recipe is from the Secrets from the White House Kitchens Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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