Habanero BBQ Sauce

Habanero BBQ Sauce

Derek M. Zimmerman 0

"Sweet, tangy, and spicy...Great addition to ribs, chicken, or pulled pork (ESPECIALLY pulled pork sandwiches.)"


1 h 40 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 106 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 106 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.5g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 122 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring vinegar to a boil in a saucepan; add habanero peppers, onion, garlic, red pepper flakes, cayenne pepper, mustard, white pepper, and seasoned salt. Allow mixture to return to a boil, then stir in brown sugar and ketchup.
  2. Boil sauce for 15 minutes, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until thickened, 30 to 45 minutes. Cool and serve.


  • Cook's Note:
  • If you prefer a chunkier sauce, let cool and serve; If you are bottling sauce, strain, bottle and chill.
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  1. 8 Ratings


Woah, way too much vinegar. I ended up boiling and simmering for over an hour and it's still waaaaaaaay to vinegar-y. I went ahead and jarred it anyways, and am about to throw it back in the pan...

Yes i have tried this. I smoked 3 boston butts for X-Mas and made this for the beer drinkers of the bunch. I wanted to kick it up a notch. I have my own sauce for the average non heat lovers but...

We tried this as a sauce for wings..We love the habenaro hot BBQ at Taco mac and wanted to replicate it. This is even BETTER than their wing sauce...but we did make modifications. We cut the r...