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Sweet and spicy maple BBQ sauce with a little tangy flavor too. Get ready to grill and bring on the heat and sweet! | ethnicspoon.com
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Sweet and Spicy Maple BBQ Sauce Recipe

A sweet and spicy BBQ sauce to add a bit of zing to your favorite grilled items. Here is a super easy homemade BBQ sauce for chicken, ribs, pork chops or pulled pork.  

Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Keyword bbq, bbq sauce, grilling, homemade, summer
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings: Change to adjust-> 6 servings
Calories 223 kcal



  1. In a small sauce pan on medium heat vegetable oil. Saute onions and garlic until translucent. Sprinkle ginger, thyme and salt. Pour in apple juice, apple cider vinegar, and maple syrup. Mix in tomato paste, hot sauce, brown sugar and Worcestershire. Stir until well blended.
  2. Using an immersion blender break up as much of the solids as possible. Allow it to come to a boil for about 2 minutes.
  3. Turn heat down and cook uncovered for about 35 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
Sweet and Spicy Maple BBQ Sauce Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 223 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 611mg27%
Potassium 236mg7%
Carbohydrates 45g15%
Sugar 39g43%
Vitamin A 90IU2%
Vitamin C 6.8mg8%
Calcium 66mg7%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.