Classic Barbecue Sauce

Classic Barbecue Sauce

This barbecue sauce recipe from Aspall is super versatile and can be used to marinade meat and vegetables or even as a dip:

"There’s nothing like a good barbecue sauce to get our mouths watering. This versatile recipe can be used as a marinade or delicious sauce for your favourite barbecued meat or vegetables. If you don’t use it all at once it will keep in the fridge for several days."

Barbecue sauce made with with Aspall red wine vingegar


  • 5 tbsp Aspall Red Wine Vinegar
  • 2 tbsp English mustard powder
  • 120g brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp chilli powder
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • Dash of Tabasco
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • Knob of butter 


  1. Mix the Aspall Red Wine Vinegar, mustard powder, brown sugar, water, chilli powder, pepper and a dash of Tabasco in a pan and simmer gently for 25 minutes.
  2. Add the soy sauce and a knob of butter and simmer for a further five minutes.
  3. Brush over ribs or chicken to create a sweet, hot, sticky glaze. Or enjoy as a dip with burgers and sausages.