Beer and Molasses Barbecue Sauce Recipe

This beer and molasses barbecue sauce recipe is great for grilled chicken or spareribs. Create a shiny glaze by brushing the sauce over the meat repeatedly while cooking, about 15 minutes before the meat is done cooking.

Beer and Molasses Barbecue Sauce Recipe

How To Make Beer and Molasses Barbecue Sauce

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 20 mins


  • 1 ¼ cup chili sauce, bottled
  • 3/4 cup light molasses, mild-flavored
  • 3/4 cup beer
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp Tabasco
  • 1 1/2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp hickory-flavored liquid smoke


  1. Mix all ingredients in a heavy medium-sized saucepan.

  2. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally.

  3. Reduce heat and simmer until sauce thickens and is reduced to 2 cups, stirring frequently for about 15 minutes.

  4. Cool completely before using on your meats.


  • Sugar: 113g
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  • Calcium: 328mg
  • Calories: 618kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 137g
  • Fat: 2g
  • Fiber: 13g
  • Iron: 9mg
  • Potassium: 2682mg
  • Protein: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 2759mg
  • Vitamin A: 3532IU
  • Vitamin C: 32mg
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