Emeril's Quick Homemade BBQ Sauce

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 48 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 28 min
  • Yield: about 4 cups
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Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil

1/2 large onion, finely diced

3 cloves garlic, roughly chopped

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1 teaspoon crushed chipotle pepper flakes

1 teaspoon ground cumin

3/4 cup dark brown sugar

1 (24-ounce) bottle tomato ketchup

1 cup apple juice or cider

1/4 cup vinegar

1 1/2 tablespoons yellow mustard

Directions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a medium saucepan. Add the onion, garlic, salt, black pepper, chipotle pepper flakes, and ground cumin. Cook the mixture for 6 to 8 minutes, or until the onions are translucent and soft.
  2. Add the brown sugar, ketchup, apple juice, vinegar, and mustard. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook for 20 minutes longer.
  3. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool. Use the sauce immediately or cover and refrigerate, for up to 2 weeks, until ready to use.

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