Citrus BBQ Sauce

Citrus BBQ Sauce

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  • Serving: Makes 2 1/3 cups

The tart citrus flavor really brightens up this incredible BBQ sauce recipe.


  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Ancho chile, seeded, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon ground red chiles
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, snipped
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Saute onion, Ancho chile, red chiles, and ground red pepper in oil over medium heat, until onion and chile are tender, about 5 minutes. Mix in the remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Let cool and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.


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