Southern BBQ Sauce


This recipe makes a loose barbeque sauce that can be brushed on during cooking. Also can be used as a marinade. We use it when we cook a whole pig; scale the recipe to make 5 gallons for a whole pig.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
1 1/2 gallons


  • 1 ¼ gallons apple cider vinegar

  • 1 (28 ounce) bottle ketchup

  • 5 ½ ounces chili pepper flakes

  • 4 ounces cayenne pepper

  • 2 ounces ground black pepper

  • 3 ounces ground paprika


  1. In a large, clean tub, mix together the cider vinegar and ketchup. Season with chili flakes, cayenne pepper, black pepper, and paprika. Mix well, and store in air tight containers. This does not need to be cooked.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

17 Calories
0g Fat
3g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 175
Calories 17
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 52mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 7mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 84mg 2%

* 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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