Everyone knows that having BBQ sauce on hand at all times is a must. Whether you are grilling steaks, ribs, burgers, you need a good BBQ sauce. It wasn’t until a few years ago that I discovered just how easy it is to make my very own BBQ sauce. So here's my Signature Whiskey BBQ Sauce.
BBQ sauce recipes almost always include ketchup, vinegar, and spices. And this gem of a recipe is no different. Except it has a bit of Whiskey in it.
There are several different variations of this Sweet Whiskey BBQ Sauce floating around on the Internet but after some trial and error, this is what I ended up with for my go-to BBQ Sauce. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do!
🥃 Alcohol WarningPlease take into consideration that some of the alcohol in this recipe may not completely burn off and the remains could be of significant concern to recovering alcoholics, parents, and others who have ethical or religious reasons for avoiding alcohol.
For more great recipes using Jack Daniel's Whiskey, I suggest you check these recipes out:
📋 What ingredients do I need
You will need the following ingredients to make this Whiskey BBQ Sauce recipe (see recipe card for quantities): Dark Brown Sugar, Jack Daniel’s, Soy Sauce, Ketchup, Honey, Liquid Smoke, Sriracha, Apple Cider Vinegar, Instant Coffee, Garlic Powder, Onion Powder, Paprika, Chipotle Chili Powder, Cayenne Pepper and Cornstarch.
🥣 How to make Whiskey BBQ Sauce
Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer and cook until slightly thickened over medium-low heat for about 15 to 20 minutes stirring frequently with a wire whisk.
Pour into your favorite dispenser and let cool before refrigerating. The sauce should thicken as it cools.
Rod’s Signature Whiskey BBQ Sauce
- 1 Cup Dark Brown Sugar
- ½ Cup Jack Daniel’s Whiskey
- ½ Cup Low Sodium Soy Sauce
- ½ Cup Ketchup
- ¼ Cup Honey
- 1 teaspoon Liquid Smoke
- 1 tablespoon Sriracha Sauce
- 1 tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar
- 1 teaspoon Instant Coffee
- 2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
- 1 teaspoon Onion Powder
- 1 teaspoon Paprika
- ½ teaspoon Chipotle Chili Powder
- ⅛ teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
- 1 teaspoon Cornstarch
- Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer and cook until slightly thickened over medium-low heat for about 15 to 20 minutes stirring frequently with a wire whisk.
- Pour into your favorite dispenser and let cool before refrigerating. Sauce should thicken as it cools.
Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.