Better BBQ Chicken Sauce

Better Barbecue Chicken Sauce
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  • 18 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 8 mins
  • Yield: Makes about 2 cups
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Simple yet delicious, this barbecue chicken sauce is easy to make and packed with flavor. It'll bring forth nostalgic memories of childhood cookouts and summer evenings. Give it a try the next time you grill chicken and you'll be pleasantly surprised.

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup (240 mL) ketchup
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup (120 mL) 
  • brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) paprika
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) 
  • olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons (10 mL) garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon (5 mL) cayenne powder (use less or omit if desired)

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in medium saucepan. Allow mixture to simmer for 5 to 8 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and allow to cool completely before using. Store covered in the refrigerator for up to seven says after making the sauce.