This Southwestern barbecue sauce recipe uses chipotle chili pepper to give it a smoky, spicy zing. Great on any slow-roasted meats, this Southwestern barbecue sauce recipe is also a perfect match for chicken.
Makes about 2 cups Southwestern Barbecue Sauce
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
- 1 cup ketchup
- 1/4 cup lime juice
- 1/4 cup white vinegar
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
- 2 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
Whisk all ingredients in a saucepan, and bring to a simmer on medium-low heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes, or until the sauce reaches desired thickness. Taste and adjust seasoning.