Subtly Citrus Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Subtly Citrus Barbecue Sauce
submitted by sumit at


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
DishMain Ingredient


 White onion1 , minced
 Red chili powder1 Tablespoon
 Red pepper flakes1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
 Ancho chili1 , seeded, finely chopped
 Vegetable oil1 Tablespoon
 Orange juice/Tangerine juice1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Sugar2 Tablespoon
 Lime juice1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Lemon juice2 Tablespoon
 Cilantro1 Tablespoon, chopped
 Salt1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 550 Calories from Fat 178

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g31.1%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2023.6 mg84.3%

Total Carbohydrates 91 g30.4%

Dietary Fiber 12.2 g48.8%

Sugars 58.7 g

Protein 9 g18.5%

Vitamin A 113.5% Vitamin C 308.3%

Calcium 9.3% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In the oil, cook the onion red onion chili powder, red pepper flakes and ancho chili, frequently stirring, till the onion has tendered. This takes about 5 minutes.
2) Stir in all the remaining ingredients.
3) Heat the mixture to boil.
4) Reduce the heat to low and gently simmer, uncovered, for about 10 minutes, occasionally stirring.

5) Serve as preferred.