Unique Finger Lickin' BBQ Sauce Recipes (100% Paula Deen Free)

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Introducing one-of-a kind finger-lickin' BBQ sauce recipes for this 4th of July weekend. These fun and easy barbecue sauce recipes come in a variety of unexpected styles and flavors that will leave you wanting more. There is a barbecue sauce for everyone so fire up the grill and you might be in for a delicious surprise!

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Chipotle Mango BBQ Sauce

Who knew homemade barbecue sauce could be so simple and delicious? This versatile mango barbecue recipe can be used for barbecued meat or even a salad dressing that's sweet and spicy, all in one barbecue sauce.

Some key ingredients you'll need:

Mango

Ketchup

Apple juice

Rice vinegar

Onion

Chipotle pepper in adobo sauce

Recipe by Iowa Girl Eats

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Habanero Pineapple BBQ Sauce

Pineapple gives this barbecue sauce a tangy sweetness that most barbecue sauces lack. Fun fact: Barbecue originated in the West Indies and so did the pineapple!

Key ingredients:

Habanero peppers

Pineapple

Molasses

Worcestershire sauce

Hickory Liquid Smoke

This recipe if from Instructables

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Jamaica-Me-Crazy BBQ Sauce

What you'll need (this one requires a lot so here are the main items):

Rum

Loose-packed dark brown sugar

Orange juice concentrate

Hot sauce

Kikkoman Lite Soy Sauce

Ground cinnamon

Ginger root

This recipe is randomly from Princeton's Liquors. Check out the recipe here before Jamaica-me-make-it-myself.

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Apricot BBQ Sauce Recipe

Yes it has apricots. Apricot BBQ sauce is perfect for grilling and brings out the flavors of summer.

Apricots

Garlic cloves

Ginger

Serrano peppers

Cayenne pepper

This one's found on Macheesmo

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South Carolina-Style Mustard BBQ Sauce

What you'll need if you really like mustard: Yellow mustard (duh)

Worcestershire sauce

Light brown sugar

Recipe from the Food Network.

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Guava BBQ Sauce

Guava-you-waiting-for? Guava adds a unique, tropical punch to your barbecue sauce that will make you feel like you're in paradise. Get your daily dose of Vitamin C from this homemade Guava BBQ sauce.

Canned guava paste

Cider vinegar

Dark rum

Tomato paste

Food and Wine provides this delivious and odd recipe.

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Honey-Whiskey BBQ Sauce

Key word: whiskey. Tennessee Honey adds a savory sweetness that will make you want to eat it by the spoonful!

Honey Whiskey or Bourbon

Homemade ketchup

Cider Vinegar

Worcestershire Sauce

Frank's Red Hot Sauce (how specific)

This recipe is made completely from scratch, as you can tell by the site it came from: Simply Scratch.

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Siracha BBQ Sauce

Yes, siracha! Siracha is the savior of cheap, crappy and utterly addictive food everywhere. Siracha barbecue sauce will cook up a tasty firestorm of flavor that goes great on any barbecued item.

A few key ingredients:

Ketchup

Brown Sugar

Sriracha Hot Sauce

Soy Sauce

Teriyaki Sauce

Recipe from Tasty Kitchen.

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Apple Bacon BBQ Sauce & Mop

There aren't many things in this world that taste quite as good as bacon or barbecue. But what happens when you combine bacon AND barbecue? I'll leave it to you to read this mouth watering recipe.

Bacon

Apple juice

Apple cider vinegar

Ancho chile powder

Sweet paprika, preferably Hungarian

Ground cumin

Celery seed

This recipe can be found on Fine Cooking.

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Tequila BBQ Sauce

Whether its served in a margarita or used as a cooking ingredient, tequila definitely packs a punch of flavor. Salud!

The basics of what you'll need:

California/New Mexico dried chile

Tomato paste

White tequila

Molasses

Here's another recipe from the Food Network.

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Green Chile Tomatillo BBQ Sauce

Green chile adds some Mexican spice to barbecue sauce. If they are fresh chilis, depending on preference, remove the ribs and seeds to made it milder.

What you'll need:

Tomatillos

Jalapeño

Honey

Dried mustard powder

Fresh cilantro

Tequila

This one can be found on the Cooking Channel TV website.

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Banana BBQ Sauce

Everything tastes better in a barbecue sauce. Even a banana.

Bananas Sultanas

Allspice

Nutmeg

Cayenne

Rum (optional)

Liquid smoke

If you're daring to do this odd recipe, look for this blog: Vanilla Sugar.

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Espresso BBQ Sauce

Who says you can't have a cup of joe with every meal? Coffee adds a rich color and flavor to barbecue sauce that will have you in for a treat.

The core of what you need:

Espresso

Garlic

Soy sauce

Ketchup

Honey

That does not sound appetizing. But if you want to go bold, go to the Food Network once more for this crazy recipe.

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