• Servings 6 cups
  • Prep 15 min
  • Cook 25 min
  • Cuisine
  • Skill Level

Coca Cola Barbecue Sauce


  • 2 cups tomato ketchup
  • 1 stick of unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 can coca cola
  • 1 tbs liquid smoke
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 4 tsp tomato paste
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbs honey
  • 1 tbs chili powder
  • kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
This is a truly amazing sauce that employs a principle that is often used in Vietnamese and Thai cooking, that is uses sweet, sour, and salty and bitter flavors together to create a flavor sensation.The use of Coca Cola makes this sauce is perfect for all around barbecue use.


  • Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth and well mixed.
  • Pour the mixture into a large sauce pan and simmer for 25 minutes. Longer if desired
  • Taste and adjust seasoning.
  • Use to brush on chicken, ribs, brisket etc.

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