Key West Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Key West Barbecue Sauce
submitted by sumit at


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
Interest Group


 Vegetable oil1 Tablespoon
 Onion1 Large, minced
 Red pepper flakes1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Lime juice1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Key lime juice1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Fresh Ones)
 Fresh lemon juice2 Tablespoon
 Lemon juice2 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Seeded minced jalapeno pepper1 Tablespoon
 Jalapeno1 Tablespoon, minced
 Ancho chile1 , reconstituted
 Dried ancho chile1 , reconstituted, seeded, and finely chopped
 Fresh orange juice1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Orange juice1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Sugar2 Tablespoon
 Cilantro1 Tablespoon, chopped
 Chopped cilantro1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 143 Calories from Fat 39

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.8%

Saturated Fat 0.58 g2.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 493.4 mg20.6%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.7%

Dietary Fiber 2.8 g11.1%

Sugars 16.7 g

Protein 2 g4.2%

Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 80.9%

Calcium 3.4% Iron 4.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1 In a saucepan, add oil over medium heat.
2 Add in the onion and red pepper flakes, and saute until onions are soft.
3 Gradually add in the remaining ingredients.
4 Bring the mixture to a boil.
5 Reduce the heat and cook stirring frequently until the sauce is thick.

6 Use as desired.