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


  • 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.