Homemade Blackberry Chipotle BBQ Sauce Recipe


Looking for a unique and flavorful BBQ sauce to spice up your grilled meats? This homemade blackberry chipotle BBQ sauce is the perfect combination of sweet and smoky, with a hint of heat from the chipotle peppers. Made with fresh ingredients and bursting with flavor, this sauce will take your BBQ to the next level.


  • 2 cups frozen blackberries
  • 3 chipotle peppers
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon liquid smoke
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Place the blackberries, onion, and chipotle peppers in a food processor. Puree until smooth.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine the blackberry puree, apple cider vinegar, brown sugar, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, liquid smoke, dry mustard, salt, and pepper.
  3. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat, then reduce to a simmer.
  4. Allow the sauce to simmer for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until it thickens and the flavors meld together.
  5. Remove the sauce from heat and let it cool slightly.
  6. If desired, use an immersion blender to further blend the sauce until smooth.
  7. Taste and adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper, if needed.
  8. Transfer the blackberry chipotle BBQ sauce to a jar or bottle and refrigerate until ready to use.


This homemade blackberry chipotle BBQ sauce is incredibly versatile. Brush it on grilled chicken, ribs, or burgers for a tangy and smoky flavor. It also makes a delicious dipping sauce for fries or a glaze for roasted vegetables. The sweetness of the blackberries pairs perfectly with the smoky heat of the chipotle peppers, creating a unique and delicious flavor profile.

Whether you're hosting a backyard BBQ or simply want to elevate your weeknight dinner, this homemade blackberry chipotle BBQ sauce is sure to impress. Give it a try and enjoy the mouthwatering combination of sweet, smoky, and spicy flavors!