Texas BBQ Sauce

An easy recipe for an essential smoky barbecue sauce to jazz up your burgers and sides

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:5 mins
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 32
  • fat 1g
  • saturates 0g
  • carbs 6g
  • sugars 6g
  • fibre 0g
  • protein 0g
  • salt 0.2g


  • 200g ketchup
  • 100ml cider vinegar
  • 100g dark muscovado sugar
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • juice ½ orange
  • 2 tsp liquid smoke (optional, we used Stubb's Hickory Liquid Smoke, available from Waitrose)
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 15g butter


  1. Combine the ingredients in a saucepan, then season. Bring to the boil and bubble for 3-4 mins until the sugar and salt have dissolved and the sauce is glossy. Remove from the heat, transfer to a jar, and leave to cool. Will keep in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

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