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Roasted Strawberry Barbecue Sauce

Roasted Strawberry Barbecue Sauce

How to make Roasted Strawberry Barbecue Sauce - sweet and tangy, with a subtle strawberry flavour, perfect for grilled meats and ribs!

Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes


  • 2 lbs. strawberries hulled and sliced in half
  • 240 ml - 1 cup ketchup
  • 120 ml - ½ cup brown sugar
  • 60 ml - ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp strawberry jam
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp dry mustard
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper


  1. Place the strawberries in a single layer on a baking pan lined with baking paper. Bake them in a pre heated oven at 205°C – 400°F for about 15-20 minutes or until caramelized. Remove from the oven and allow to cool a bit.
  2. In a medium pot combine the roasted strawberries with the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil and then reduce the flame and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring frequently to prevent it burning.
  3. Use as any other bbq sauce.

Recipe Notes

You can use this BBQ sauce on your grilled meats and ribs, just brush it on during the last 5 minutes of cooking.