The convenience of having someone else cook on the weekend is always welcomed on a Saturday. Nevertheless, in Belize many families enjoy gathering and having a barbecue over the weekend. Belize’s tropical weather always makes for great weather to host a barbecue with family and friends. For your next BBQ add a special Belizean twist to your cooking with Flavors of Belize Cookbook barbecue sauce recipe.


¼ cup red wine or apple cider vinegar
½ cup water
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon yellow mustard
½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper, to taste
½ lemon or lime, juiced
1 red onion, minced
¼ cup butter
½ cup tomato ketchup
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce


Reduce by simmering the above ingredients uncovered for 40 minutes or until it looks like molasses. Add the last 2 ingredients and bring to a boil for 2 minutes.

This BBQ sauce goes well with your favorite type of meat and can be used for vegetables too!