All-Around Barbecue Sauce Recipe

You can use this barbecue sauce on pork, chicken, and beef.

Baste pork, chicken, and beef with this basic barbecue sauce while grilling, or serve it on the side for dipping. It’s an easy and versatile recipe! 

All-Around Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Rachelle Santos
You can use this barbecue sauce on pork, chicken, and beef.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Sauces, Spreads, Dip
Cuisine American
Servings 1 1/4 cups


All-Around Barbecue Sauce Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup tomato ketchup
  • 1/2 Cup fruit jam pineapple or mango
  • 1/4 Cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons molasses unsulphured
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic grated
  • 1 teaspoon Soy Sauce or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon five-spice powder or to taste
  • 1/4 Cup water or chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon coconut vinegar or apple cider vinegar or white wine
  • Salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste
  • chili flakes to taste


  • Whisk tomato ketchup, pineapple or mango jam, brown sugar, unsulphured molasses, Dijon or yellow mustard, grated garlic, soy sauce, allspice, and water or chicken stock in a saucepan to combine. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  • Lower heat and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes. Add coconut, apple cider, or white wine vinegar; do not whisk. Let acidity of vinegar cook off for about 1 minute. Season to taste with salt, pepper, and chilli flakes.
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