Bub City KC BBQ Sauce

Bub City KC BBQ Sauce
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Loaded with ingredients like honey, molasses, and even xantham gum, this recipe earns its mother restaurant, Bub City in Chicago, serious praise. 

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24
Servings
84
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Cup water
  • 3 Cups light corn syrup
  • 1 Cup tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 Cup white vinegar
  • 1 Cup cider vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons molasses
  • 1 Cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 1/4 Tablespoon kosher salt
  • 2 Teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 Tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon paprika
  • 1 1/4 Teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 Tablespoon hickory smoke powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon xantham gum

Directions

In a heavy-bottom stockpot, add in the all of the ingredients, except for the hickory smoke powder and xantham gum.

Bring to a boil and then turn down to a simmer —  the sauce should slowly reduce over time. Simmer for 4 hours, stirring occasionally until so the bottom of the pot does not burn.

Taste for seasonings, the sauce should have a caramelized sweetness to it. Whisk in the hickory smoked powder and xantham gum. Carefully blend with a hand blender. Cool and reserve.  

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
2g
3%
Sugar
5g
6%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
9mg
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
12g
9%
Protein
4g
9%
Vitamin A, RAE
58µg
8%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
42mg
4%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
14µg
4%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
9mg
3%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
41mg
6%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
150mg
10%
Water
50g
2%

BBQ Shopping Tip

To add lots of flavor without a whole lot of fuss, try purchasing some steak seasoning.

BBQ Cooking Tip

If you're cooking something that's been marinated, make sure to pat the item dry before it hits the grill. Any sugar in the marinade will burn.