Just wait until you try this mind blowing blueberry BBQ sauce for ribs, pulled pork and chicken. It’s deliciously tangy with just the right amount of sweetness to keep you craving BBQ any time of the year. The meat just melts in your mouth, and the sauce is even more tasty the day after when you’re having leftovers.
How to Make Blueberry BBQ Sauce
Here’s everything that you’ll need to know in order to make this homemade blueberry BBQ sauce from scratch:
- Combine the ingredients. Add the fresh blueberries, balsamic vinegar, sugar, ketchup, garlic powder and salt to a saucepan.
- Boil. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
- Simmer. Reduce the heat and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.
- Cool. Remove from the heat and allow it to cool slightly.
- Blend. Transfer the blueberry mixture to a blender and blend until smooth.
- Store. Store the blueberry BBQ sauce until ready to use.
How to Use Blueberry BBQ Sauce for Ribs, Pulled Pork, and Chicken
Here’s what you’ll need to know when it comes to using this homemade blueberry BBQ sauce for ribs, pulled pork and chicken:
- Ribs. Apply a thin, even layer of BBQ sauce to the ribs after they finish cooking.
- Pulled pork. Either serve the BBQ sauce on the side or stir in a small amount until well combined.
- Chicken. Depending on if you want crispy skin for your chicken, you can either glaze the chicken with BBQ sauce either before grilling or after the meat has been cooked.
How to Make Blueberry BBQ Sauce Without Ketchup
To make a ketchup-free version of this blueberry BBQ sauce, you can simply swap in your preferred type of sauce. You can even use plain BBQ sauce as a ketchup substitute. Alternatively, if you want a spicier BBQ sauce, try adding in some Sriracha sauce.
How to Store Blueberry BBQ Sauce
Transfer your homemade blueberry BBQ sauce into a glass mason jar or an airtight container and it will keep in the fridge for up to 5 days.
(Also try: Apple Cider Vinegar BBQ Sauce)Print
Mind-blowing Blueberry BBQ Sauce for Ribs, Pulled Pork and Chicken
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 15 minutes
- Total Time: 20 minutes
- Yield: 1.5 cups 1x
- 2 cups fresh blueberries
- ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
- 3 tbsp sugar
- 3 tbsp ketchup
- ½ tsp garlic powder
- ¼ tsp salt
- Add all the ingredients to a saucepan.
- Bring to a boil over medium heat.
- Reduce the heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
- Remove from the heat and allow to cool slightly.
- Transfer the blueberry mixture to a blender and blend until smooth.