Tom’s BBQ Sauce for Chicken

This recipe serves 50 people.

  • 2 pounds onions, diced
  • 4 pounds margarine
  • 1 quart honey
  • 6 bottles Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 gallon ketchup
  • 1 pound brown sugar
  • 2 pounds sugar
  • 6 large bottles A.1. Steak Sauce
  • 1 (20-ounce) bottle lemon juice
  • 1 quart molasses
  • Red pepper and black pepper to taste

Cook onions in 2 quarts water and margarine until tender; add all other ingredients one at a time, and stir well. Make sure sugar is well melted, stirring constantly. Bring to a boil, and then simmer for 30 minutes. Store container in refrigerator for future use.

For a copy of Wildcat Country Cooking, call Hobbton High School at (910) 594-0242.

Additional recipes from Wildcat Country Cooking that appeared originally with this one:
Southern Baked Beans
Spicy Apple Cider
Big Ol’ Mess
Wildcat Rib Rub by Jimmy the B

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