Maple Whiskey BBQ Sauce. This easy homemade barbecue sauce recipe goes great on grilled chicken and ribs.

Maple Whiskey BBQ Sauce

Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Randa Derkson


  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1/2 cup whiskey + 1 tbsp
  • 1 can tomato paste
  • 4 tbsps pure maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsps paprika
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/8-1/4 tsp cayenne powder depending on how much of a kick you would like
  • sea salt to taste I did quite a few turns on my grinder


  • In a medium saucepan, over medium heat, bring 1/2 cup whiskey and the beef broth to a boil and let boil for 5 minutes.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients (including the additional 1 tbsp of whiskey), cover and turn it down to a simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Uncover for the last five minutes.
  • Let cool, transfer to a glass jar and top your chicken,ribs and other meaty goodness.