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Memphis-Style Barbecue Sauce

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Memphis-Style Barbecue Sauce
This is a flavorful sauce, on the sweet side. Add the lower amounts of sugar and molasses if you like your sauce a little less sweet. You can always add more while you're simmering the sauce.


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 cups ketchup
  • 1/4 cup chili sauce
  • 3 t o 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons molasses
  • 2 tablespoons prepared yellow mustard
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon liquid hickory smoke flavoring
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder or granulated garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • dash cayenne pepper, or to taste


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 5 out of 5
Our favorite sauce for pulled pork, Member kgb1001001

We love this sauce! This is our favorite sauce for pulled portk. We only make some small changes; we use gulden's spicy brown mustard instead of yellow mustard, and reduce the liquid smoke.

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