Introducing one-of-a kind finger-lickin' BBQ sauce recipes for this 4th of July weekend. These fun and easy barbecue sauce recipes come in a variety of unexpected styles and flavors that will leave you wanting more. There is a barbecue sauce for everyone so fire up the grill and you might be in for a delicious surprise!
Chipotle Mango BBQ Sauce
Who knew homemade barbecue sauce could be so simple and delicious? This versatile mango barbecue recipe can be used for barbecued meat or even a salad dressing that's sweet and spicy, all in one barbecue sauce.
Some key ingredients you'll need:
MangoKetchupApple juiceRice vinegarOnionChipotle pepper in adobo sauce
Recipe by Iowa Girl Eats
Habanero Pineapple BBQ Sauce
Pineapple gives this barbecue sauce a tangy sweetness that most barbecue sauces lack. Fun fact: Barbecue originated in the West Indies and so did the pineapple!
Habanero peppersPineappleMolassesWorcestershire sauceHickory Liquid Smoke
This recipe if from Instructables
Jamaica-Me-Crazy BBQ Sauce
What you'll need (this one requires a lot so here are the main items):
Rum Loose-packed dark brown sugarOrange juice concentrateHot sauceKikkoman Lite Soy SauceGround cinnamonGinger root
This recipe is randomly from
Princeton's Liquors. Check out the recipe here before Jamaica-me-make-it-myself.
Apricot BBQ Sauce Recipe
Yes it has apricots. Apricot BBQ sauce is perfect for grilling and brings out the flavors of summer.
ApricotsGarlic clovesGingerSerrano peppersCayenne pepper
This one's found on Macheesmo
South Carolina-Style Mustard BBQ Sauce
What you'll need if you really like mustard:
Yellow mustard (duh)
Worcestershire sauceLight brown sugar
Recipe from the Food Network.
Guava BBQ Sauce
Guava-you-waiting-for? Guava adds a unique, tropical punch to your barbecue sauce that will make you feel like you're in paradise. Get your daily dose of Vitamin C from this homemade Guava BBQ sauce.
Canned guava pasteCider vinegarDark rumTomato pasteFood and Wine provides this delivious and odd recipe.
Honey-Whiskey BBQ Sauce
Key word: whiskey. Tennessee Honey adds a savory sweetness that will make you want to eat it by the spoonful!
Honey Whiskey or BourbonHomemade ketchupCider VinegarWorcestershire SauceFrank's Red Hot Sauce (how specific)
This recipe is made completely from scratch, as you can tell by the site it came from: Simply Scratch.
Siracha BBQ Sauce
Yes, siracha! Siracha is the savior of cheap, crappy and utterly addictive food everywhere. Siracha barbecue sauce will cook up a tasty firestorm of flavor that goes great on any barbecued item.
A few key ingredients:
KetchupBrown SugarSriracha Hot SauceSoy SauceTeriyaki Sauce
Recipe from Tasty Kitchen.
Apple Bacon BBQ Sauce & Mop
There aren't many things in this world that taste quite as good as bacon or barbecue. But what happens when you combine bacon AND barbecue? I'll leave it to you to read this mouth watering recipe.
BaconApple juiceApple cider vinegarAncho chile powderSweet paprika, preferably HungarianGround cuminCelery seed
This recipe can be found on Fine Cooking.
Tequila BBQ Sauce
Whether its served in a margarita or used as a cooking ingredient, tequila definitely packs a punch of flavor. Salud!
The basics of what you'll need:
California/New Mexico dried chileTomato pasteWhite tequilaMolasses
Here's another recipe from the Food Network.
Green Chile Tomatillo BBQ Sauce
Green chile adds some Mexican spice to barbecue sauce. If they are fresh chilis, depending on preference, remove the ribs and seeds to made it milder.
What you'll need:
TomatillosJalapeñoHoneyDried mustard powderFresh cilantroTequila
This one can be found on the Cooking Channel TV website.
Banana BBQ Sauce
Everything tastes better in a barbecue sauce. Even a banana.
SultanasAllspiceNutmegCayenneRum (optional)Liquid smoke
If you're daring to do this odd recipe, look for this blog: Vanilla Sugar.
Espresso BBQ Sauce
Who says you can't have a cup of joe with every meal? Coffee adds a rich color and flavor to barbecue sauce that will have you in for a treat.
The core of what you need:
That does not sound appetizing. But if you want to go bold, go to the Food Network once more for this crazy recipe.