BBQ Jerk Sauce

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This amazing version of BBQ Jerk Sauce will have you kicking your ordinary BBQ sauce to the curb. The right amount of spicy, which can be adapted to your likeness, coupled with a hint of hickory smoke will have you wanting more. This sauce was created using our Jerk Marinade Seasoning. We use this BBQ Sauce to season all kinds of meat, poultry and seafood. It also works perfectly as a dipping sauce. I hope you will try this recipe and enjoy it as much as we do. Happy Cooking!

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5 from 1 vote

BBQ Jerk Sauce

An easy and super delicious jerk bbq sauce that is perfect for seasoning lamb, chicken, meats and seafood. Or simply use as a dipping sauce.

Course Condiment, Sauce
Cuisine American, Caribbean, Easy, West Indian
Keyword BBQ Sauce Recipe, Caribbean Cuisine, How to make BBQ Jerk Sauce, How to make BBQ Sauce, How to make Jerk Sauce, Jamaican Cuisine, Jamaican Jerk Recipes, Jerk BBQ Sauce, Jerk Cuisine, Jerk Sauce, Ketchup, West Indian Cuisine
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 1 cup
Calories 350 kcal
Author Yasmin Jackson


  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup Vinegar
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke hickory or mystique (
  • 1 tablespoon honey (I use raw organic honey)
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons jerk marinade seasoning (recipe link in notes). I used 4 tablespoons of the marinade


  1. Add all ingredients to a 2-quart heavy bottom pot.

  2. Str thoroughly. Use medium heat. Bring to a boil.

  3. Lower heat to low and simmer 25 to 30 minutes until the sauce thickens to your likeness.

    Note: Stir the sauce occasionally.

  4. Turn off the stove once the sauce thickens. Transfer to a a bowl or jar. Use the Sauce to season meats, chicken, seafood or simply use as a diping sauce.

Recipe Notes

Tutorial Video Available: BBQ Jerk Sauce

Nutritional Information is for the full amount of the sauce., which is approximately 1 cup. Actual nutritional values will vary depending on how much of the sauce is used.

Get the jerk marinade link here: Jerk Marinade Seasoning Sauce

Nutrition Facts
BBQ Jerk Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 350 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 2620mg114%
Potassium 862mg25%
Carbohydrates 81g27%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 69g77%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 1234IU25%
Vitamin C 18mg22%
Calcium 51mg5%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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  1. A classic sauce. Perfect for this time of year.

    1. julietkitchen says:

      Thanks so very much Jovian. It is a beautiful sauce.


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