Maple Syrup Barbecue Sauce

Maple syrup
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  • 30 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: about 4 cups (64 servings)
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This is a great recipe for a thick, sweet, barbecue sauce that has a fantastic flavor. This barbecue sauce is perfect for pork and poultry. 

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 cup onion (finely chopped)
  • 3/4 cup ​maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar (firmly packed)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoon garlic (finely chopped)
  • 2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Optional: 1/2 teaspoon coriander

How to Make It

1. Combine all  sauce ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring to a good simmer for about 15 - 20 minutes, uncovered, stirring often.

2. Once cooked through and thickened, remove from heat. Let sauce cool for 10-15 minutes before using.

3. If making a few days ahead of time, let mixture cool completely, about 30 minutes. Store in a container with lid in refrigerator for up to a month. Makes about 4 cups.

Use on your favorite meats. Best suited for pork or poultry.

4. Reheat in microwave for a minute or two before using on grilled meats.