Basic BBQ Sauce

Ingredients Weight Measure
Brown sugar 1 cup
TABASCO® brand Chipotle Pepper Sauce 5 oz.
Base BBQ sauce 32 oz.
McCormick® Grill Mates Salmon Seasoning OR Chef Paul Prudhomme's® Magic Seasoning Blends Salmon Magic 2 Tbsp.
Ponzu sauce 1/3 cup

Apple Butter BBQ Sauce

Ingredients Weight Measure
Butter 4 oz.
Onion, large, fine dice 1 ea.
Ketchup 1 cup
Musselman's® Apple Butter 1-1/2 cups
Light brown sugar 1 cup
Cider vinegar 1/2 cup
Black pepper 1 tsp.
TABASCO® brand Chipotle Pepper Sauce 5 oz.
Yellow mustard 1 Tbsp.


  1. BASIC BBQ SAUCE: Place all ingredients in 4 qt. saucepan. Whisk with wire whip until smooth and evenly blended. Set on stove and bring to simmer. Simmer for 25 minutes. When done keep warm for use.
  2. APPLE BUTTER BBQ SAUCE: In a saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add diced onions and slowly caramelize. Add remaining ingredients and whisk together. Simmer the sauce for about 30 minutes or until desired thickness.

Yield: 15 servings

Serving idea: Either of these sauces can be used on any type of BBQ, pork chops, ribs, chicken, bacon wrapped shrimp, etc.