Quick Chipotle-Orange Barbecue Sauce Recipe


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Quick Chipotle-Orange Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Quick chipotle-orange barbecue sauce [Photographs: Joshua Bousel ]

Give bottled sauce the perfect balance of heat, sweet, and tang.

  • Yield:Makes about 2 cups
  • Active time: 5 minutes
  • Total time:5 minutes


  • 18 ounces bottled barbecue sauce (1 1/2 cups), preferably Cattlemen’s
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons finely chopped chipotles in adobo
  • 1/2 teaspoon ancho chili powder


  1. 1.

    In a medium bowl, whisk together barbecue sauce, orange juice, honey, chipotles, and ancho chili powder. Use immediately or pour back in bottle and store in refrigerator for up to a month.