Franklin BBQ Sauce Recipe: Sweet And Smoky Sensation

Discover the secret to making a mouth-watering Franklin BBQ Sauce Recipe that brings a touch of Texas to your table. This Franklin-inspired BBQ sauce is perfect for grilling season!

Enjoy a harmonious blend of sweet, tangy, and smoky flavors, making this sauce a perfect companion for any BBQ dish.

Franklin BBQ Sauce Recipe

Recipe Details:

  • Preparation Time: Approximately 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Course: Sauce/Condiment
  • Cuisine: American (BBQ)
  • Yield: This recipe makes about 2 cups of sauce
  • Calories Per Serving: A rough estimate would be around 40-50 calories per tablespoon since the recipe is primarily based on condiments and spices.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of tomato sauce (as a base instead of ketchup for a fresher taste)
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar (for a deep, molasses-like sweetness)
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar (a twist from the traditional apple cider vinegar)
  • 2 tablespoons of light soy sauce (for an umami kick)
  • 1 tablespoon honey Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin (for a warm, earthy note)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • A pinch of cayenne pepper (adjust to taste)
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Franklin BBQ Sauce Recipe
Franklin BBQ Sauce Recipe

Preparation

  1. Mix the tomato sauce, brown sugar, white wine vinegar, soy sauce, and honey Dijon mustard in a medium saucepan.
  2. Stir in the smoked paprika, ground cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Cook over medium heat, bringing the mixture to a gentle simmer.
  4. Reduce the heat and let it simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sauce thickens.
  5. Remove from heat and allow it to cool to room temperature.

Cooking Tips

  • For a smoother sauce, blend it after cooling.
  • Adjust the cayenne pepper according to your heat preference.

Pairing Suggestions

This sauce pairs beautifully with grilled chicken and pork ribs or even as a glaze for grilled vegetables.

Conclusion

This Franklin-inspired BBQ sauce is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser, bringing a unique twist to your BBQ dishes. Happy grilling!

Franklin BBQ Sauce Recipe

Franklin BBQ Sauce Recipe: Sweet And Smoky Sensation

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Servings 2 cups
Calories 40 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup of tomato sauce as a base instead of ketchup for a fresher taste
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar for a deep, molasses-like sweetness
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar a twist from the traditional apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons of light soy sauce for an umami kick
  • 1 tablespoon honey Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin for a warm, earthy note
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • A pinch of cayenne pepper adjust to taste
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Instructions
 

  • Mix the tomato sauce, brown sugar, white wine vinegar, soy sauce, and honey Dijon mustard in a medium saucepan.
  • Stir in the smoked paprika, ground cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper.
  • Cook over medium heat, bringing the mixture to a gentle simmer.
  • Reduce the heat and let it simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sauce thickens.
  • Remove from heat and allow it to cool to room temperature.
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