Raspberry-Chipotle Barbecue Sauce


Raspberry-Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

Raspberry-Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

This is a quick and easy way to prepare a nice, fruit-based barbecue sauce with a little heat. This raspberry-chipotle sauce works really well on pork, chicken, beef chuck roast, venison, and duck breast.
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Prep Time 8 mins
Cook Time 9 mins
Total Time 17 mins
Course Sauces
Cuisine American BBQ, Fusion
Servings 3 Cups


  • 11/2 cups ketchup
  • 3/4 cup raspberry preserves
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons adobo sauce
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1-2 cloves garlic (minced)


  • In medium saucepan, melt butter. Add garlic and cook for 20-30 seconds, or until it becomes fragrant. Add ketchup, raspberry preserves, and vinegar. Simmer over medium heat for 2-3 minutes, stirring often.
  • Add remaining ingredients to saucepan, reduce heat to low and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.
  • Once sauce has cooked, remove from heat and cool for 10 minutes before using. If using as a table sauce, let sauce cool for 20-30 minutes before serving.
  • Store unused sauce in an air tight container in the refrigerator for 1 week after preparation. Warm before using.


Photo by: Sabrina Baksh
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