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Mississippi Sweet and Sour Barbeque Sauce

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"A sweet and sour version of barbeque sauce for shrimp, pork, and chicken. This sauce is very potent, so use sparingly as a baste while cooking shrimp, pork, and chicken. To make into a dipping barbeque sauce increase the amount of brown sugar to 1 cup and use white vinegar instead of apple cider vinegar."
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1 h 15 m servings 75
Original recipe yields 16 servings


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  1. Combine ketchup, brown sugar, tomato paste, vinegar, corn syrup, pineapple juice, bourbon whiskey, water, white onion, lemon juice, mustard powder, hot pepper sauce, Worcestershire sauce, salt, black pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, allspice, Chinese five-spice powder, and celery salt together in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer until flavors have blended and sauce is slightly reduced, 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 75 calories; 0.2 17.5 0.9 0 425 Full nutrition

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This recipe is excellent!! I have used it on pork, chicken and hamburgers. My grandson is allergic to corn syrup, so I left it out and added just a bit more brown sugar and molasses. VERY GOO...

I didn't have whiskey, but followed the rest of the recipe exactly. Absolutely amazing!!! This will make me abandon (for a while) a Kansas City Style BBQ recipe I've used for the past 5 years! ...

Whew-Whee this is a fantastic BBQ sauce! I made this exactly as written and will do so again when this bottle is finished. It has a nice thickness to it and a very delicious “kick” to the sauc...

Excellent, versatile sauce. Enjoy...We surely did!

This is an excellent recipe...and easy to substitute things to change up flavors this!