Bourbon BBQ Sauce

Traeger Kitchen


Bourbon BBQ Sauce

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

40 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Hickory

For a BBQ-style Thanksgiving feast, forget gravy & spoon this savory homemade BBQ sauce over Traeger smoked turkey.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

8

Units of Measurement:

main
  • 1/2 onion, minced

  • 4 Clove garlic, minced

  • 3/4 Fluid Ounce bourbon whiskey

  • 1/2 Teaspoon black pepper

  • 1/2 Tablespoon salt

  • 2 Cup ketchup

  • 1/4 Cup tomato paste

  • 1/3 Cup apple cider vinegar

  • 1/4 Cup Worcestershire sauce

  • 1/2 Cup brown sugar

  • 1/3 Teaspoon hot pepper sauce

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set grill temperature to 350˚F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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    Grill350 ˚F
  • 2

    In a large skillet combine the onion, garlic, and whiskey. Simmer for 20 minutes on the Traeger or until onion is translucent.
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    Grill350 ˚F
    Ingredients
    • 1/2 onion, minced

    • 4 Clove garlic, minced

    • 3/4 Fluid Ounce bourbon whiskey

  • 3

    Mix in the ground black pepper, salt, ketchup, tomato paste, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, and hot pepper sauce.
    Ingredients
    • 1/2 Teaspoon black pepper

    • 1/2 Tablespoon salt

    • 2 Cup ketchup

    • 1/4 Cup tomato paste

    • 1/3 Cup apple cider vinegar

    • 1/4 Cup Worcestershire sauce

    • 1/2 Cup brown sugar

    • 1/3 Teaspoon hot pepper sauce

  • 4

    Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat on the Traeger to 225˚F and simmer for 20 more minutes.
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    Grill225 ˚F
  • 5

    Run sauce through a strainer if you prefer a smooth sauce. Use on your favorite BBQ recipes. Enjoy!

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