Caribbean BBQ Sauce


"This is the most WONDERFUL BBQ sauce recipe I know. It is different (sort of), and the black rum cannot be substituted by another type of rum. It ruins the taste."


20 m servings 92 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 92 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 3.6 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 9g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 169 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place vegetable oil, bacon, and onion in a medium skillet over medium high heat. Cook until bacon is evenly brown and onion is tender.
  2. Stir tomato sauce and rum into the skillet with bacon and onion, and reduce heat. Simmer about 2 minutes. Mix in lemon juice, brown sugar, and chili sauce. Continue to simmer about 8 minutes.
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  1. 12 Ratings


I made this and used it as a sauce over pulled pork for a Caribbean dinner party this past weekend and everyone LOVED it. My guests all took the leftovers home with them they loved it so much.

Very tasty sauce for pork, but I added some pineapple and coconut to the sauce during the cooking process and then strained it before brushing it on the meat and tastes even more tropical. Try i...

This was very good! We used this on ribeyes on the grill because I was tired of the same old same old. Even my dad, who is the worst person in the house to feed, thoroughly enjoyed it. We foun...

Holy ! The fragrance of this alone is beautiful. I was skeptical but it came out very well. I felt like I should add some ice cream to this or something it smelled so good.

Ok, I was born in the caribbean and I decided to try this recipe but it was not what I expected. First the smell was great but it was not thick like bbq sauce. I ended up putting some store bo...

This sauce was very yummy. I put it on chicken and my husband was skeptical but it was very good.

i thought it was the best

I made this sauce and used it on shrimp kabobs with pineapple and green pepper chunks on the skewers. It was an amazing flavor to experience.

I will second the stipulation on the black rum. I tried this looking for something different. I substituted coconut run thinking it might go well with the Caribbean flavor. It was not good. Asid...