My Best Barbecue Sauce

Preparation info
  • Makes:

    3 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Rose's Celebrations

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 1992

  • About

This zesty, sweet-sour tomato sauce clings nicely to chicken, ribs or bris-ket. It keeps so well I often make a huge batch to use for the whole barbecue season: Memorial Day to Labor Day.


Pour the chili sauce into a 2-quart heavy saucepan. Fill the bottle with water and shake well to free any chili sauce remaining in the bottle. Pour the water into the sauce. Add all the remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Simmer, uncovered, over the lowest possible heat, stirring often to preven