Fireball Whiskey Sauce
A sweet hot barbecue sauce perfect for grilled chicken or pork. Or pulled chicken or pork.
Recipe type: Barbecue Sauce
  • Olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2-3 jalapeno peppers, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 3 cups ketchup
  • ½ cup honey
  • 1 cup Fireball Whiskey
  • 2 tbs Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tbs apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/12 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp pepper
  1. Coat a large sauce pan with olive oil and heat to medium. Add the onions, jalapeno peppers and garlic. Saute for 5 minutes or so or until the vegetables become softened.
  2. Add the ketchup, honey, whiskey, Worcestershire, vinegar, salt and pepper. Stir well and turn the heat to low.
  3. Simmer for ½ hour and remove from heat.
  4. With either an immersion blender, regular blender or food processor, blend sauce until smooth. Adjust seasoning is needed.
If you use a blender or food processor to blend the sauce, make sure you do this in small batches.

Add the extra jalapeno, on this one. The sauce really mellows when it cooks! It makes for a good sweet heat!
Recipe by Rocky Mountain Cooking at