Blackberry BBQ Sauce Recipe


  • 2cups fresh blackberries
  • 1cup chicken stock
  • 1/2cup ketchup
  • 1/4cup brown sugar
  • 2tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2lemon, juice only
  • 2teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/8teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4teaspoon dried mustard
  • 1pinch salt


  • Add blackberries and chicken stock to a medium pot over high heat and bring to a simmer. Cook until blackberries start to break down, about 6-7 minutes.
  • Mash blackberries well in the pan. Then let the blackberry mixture cool a bit and add to a blender. Blend well.
  • Press blackberries through a mesh strainer to remove seeds. Add sauce back to pot and bring back to a simmer over medium heat.
  • Add other ingredients to the pot and continue to simmer until sauce is really thick and coats the back of a spoon.
  • Season BBQ sauce with salt and brush it on chicken or pork. Works great on the grill or roasted.