BJ's Carolina Honey-Barbecue Sauce


A great BBQ sauce for pork or chicken. This makes enough sauce to make about 5 pounds (2 kg) chicken wings or 4 pounds pork ribs.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
24 servings


  • ¼ cup hot water

  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules

  • 2 cups passata-style tomato sauce

  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar

  • 1 cup smoky barbeque sauce

  • 1 cup honey

  • ½ cup ketchup

  • ½ cup dark brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon onion powder

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika

  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard


  1. Stir hot water and chicken bouillon granules together in a 2-quart stock pot to dissolve the granules completely; add tomato sauce, vinegar, barbeque sauce, honey, ketchup, brown sugar, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, and mustard.

  2. Stir mixture and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until the sauce is thickened, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

89 Calories
0g Fat
23g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 89
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 297mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 11mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 133mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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