Southern Comfort Barbecue Sauce

Southern Comfort Barbecue Sauce

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  • 2 tablespoons peanut or vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup minced onion
  • 3 cups ketchup
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar or molasses (or a combination)
  • 1/2 cup Southern Comfort or bourbon
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • Cracked black pepper to taste


In a heavy saucepan heat the oil and sauté the onions until they are tender, about 4 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients. Bring to a simmer and cook for 30 minutes. You may store the sauce in the fridge for up to one month.

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