Tims Barbecue Sauce


prep 0:20       total 1:20


3 quarts



1 cup sugar
1/4 cup salt
2 tbsp. celery seed
2 tbsp. ground cumin
2 tbsp. ground red pepper
2 tbsp. garlic powder
2 tbsp. Williams chili powder
2 qt. ketchup
2 cups apple vinegar
1-1/2 tsp. liquid smoke
1 tsp. lemon juice
2 tsp. lime juice


In a small bowl, mix together sugar, salt, celery seed, cumin, red pepper, garlic powder and chili powder. Set aside.

In a large pot combine ketchup, vinegar, liquid smoke and lemon juice and lime juice. Add dry ingredients and mix until very well blended. Simmer over a low flame or on lowest setting on the stove for 1 hour.

Sauce may be stored in an airtight container in refrigerator for 2-3 weeks or in freezer up to 6 months.

Author's Comments

Made this for my 41st birthday party, now folks want me to go into biz... ok, show me tha money.

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1 Recipe Reviews


einar reviewed Tims Barbecue Sauce on October 24, 2011

Great sauce! The celery seed gives it a different depth of flavor.