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Southwestern Barbecue Sauce Recipe

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Southwestern Barbecue Sauce Recipe

This Southwestern barbecue sauce recipe is perfect with pork shoulder.

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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.
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 5 out of 5
good, Member jak1255

has a kick to it but my family loves chili, hot suaces, etc.

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