In my book, there are few things better than some delicious barbecue. Whether it’s ribs, pulled pork, or just some good old-fashioned chicken, I could eat (and have eaten) plate after plate of it.
And although I have a few of my own favorite recipes, I’d never heard of this one before — but it’s definitelybeing added to my recipe box!
Not only does this sauce sound incredibly easy to make, it also sounds positively delicious. I can’t wait to try it out on the next warm day; it’s perfect for a family dinner or a cookout with friends.
What’s more, you probably even have most of these ingredients in your pantry or fridge right now. So all you’ll need are some fresh cuts of meat to get your barbecue going!
- 1 12-oz. can of Dr. Pepper
- 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
- 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
- 2 cups ketchup
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
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Step 1: Pour Dr. Pepper into a saucepan. Add Worcestershire sauce and apple cider vinegar. Cook at medium heat until it begins to boil.
Step 2: Lower heat, then add maple syrup and ketchup. Stir and simmer for 2 minutes.
Step 3: Add brown sugar, salt, garlic power, and chili powder. Bring back to a boil, then lower heat. Stir and simmer for 5 more minutes.
Step 4: Let cool and place in an airtight container. Refrigerate until ready to use.
When ready, dribble your delicious sauce over brisket and pair it with some greens.
Or use it to make a finger-licking pulled pork sandwich on a warm day.
It would make a perfect sauce for ribs. Just keep a lot of napkins handy!
With some sweet corn and slaw, Dr. Pepper barbecue pork chops would be amazing.
Or slather it on a burger, top it off with an onion bun, and pair it with some crunchy fries.
However you’ll be using it, this Dr. Pepper barbecue sauce is sure to add some sweet zest to your summer meals! Let us know how yours turns out, and enjoy!