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Sauces Recipes

SauOpen Pit Barbecue Roast Beef Sandwich

Yield: Serves 8

  • 2 pounds Eye Round Roast
  • 4 tablespoons Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dark Chili Powder
  • 2 cups Open Pit Hickory Flavor Barbecue Sauce
  • 1 cup Apple Juice
  • 8 Rolls

  1. Mix sugar, salt, and chili powder in bowl. Rub roast with mixture and let sit 4 hours.
  2. Place roast in roasting pan with Open Pit Hickory Flavor Barbecue Sauce and apple juice. Cover pan and cook at 350 degrees for approximately 1 ½ hours until beef is tender.
  3. Serve this beef sliced on your favorite bread, brushed with Open Pit Hickory Flavor Barbecue Sauce

Suggestions: Use this sauce, and method, for pork ribs as in our Open Pit Milwaukee Style Ribs recipe

Cuisine: Beef

Bourbon Burgers

Yield: Serves 4

  • 1 pound Ground Beef
  • 1 cup Fresh Mushrooms Thinly Sliced
  • 1/4 Onion Chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • Generous Dash of Pepper
  • 1/3 cup Open Pit Brown Sugar & Bourbon
  • 4 Whole Wheat Humburger Buns Split, Toasted & Buttered
  • Vlasic Hamburger Relish
  • Onion Sliced

  1. In large bowl, combine beef, mushrooms, chopped onion, Worcestershire, salt and pepper. Shape into four 1-inch-thick patties.
  2. On grill rack, place patties directly above medium coals. Grill, uncovered, until desired doneness (allow 10 minutes for medium and 12 minutes for well-done), turning and brushing often with Open Pit Brown Sugar & Bourbon Flavor Barbecue Sauce. Place patties on buns with lettuce, tomato, relish and sliced onion.

Suggestions: Serve these burgers with’ Vlasic Kosher dill Spears and chips.

Cuisine: Beef


Apple Whiskey Beef Brisket

Yield: Serves 15

  • 1 1/2 cups Open Pit Apple Whiskey Barbecue Sauce
  • 1/3 cup Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/3 cup Molasses or Dark Corn Syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 3kg  Beef Brisket
  • Fresh tomato Wedges For Garnish
  • Curly Endlive For Garnish
  • Diced Pepper For Garnish

  1. To make sauce: In medium bowl, combine Open Pit Apple Whiskey Flavor Barbecue Sauce, Worcestershire, molasses, garlic and onion.
  2. Place brisket on grill and cook, covered, 2 1/2 to 3 hours or until tender (allow 30 minutes per 500gm). Turn; brush often with sauce during the last hour.
  3. To serve: Thinly slice meat across grain. Heat remaining sauce; serve with meat.

Suggestions: Brush this sauce on a thick bone in Ribeye, also known as a Cowboy Steak.

Cuisine: Beef

Buffalo Bacon Potato Salad

Makes:8 servings
Prep Time:15 min
Cook Time:10 min

  • 1kg. potatoes (such as Yukon gold and red potatoes), peeled, cut into bite-size pieces 
  • 1 cup Best Foods Mayonnaise 
  • 1/4 cup FRANK'S RedHot® Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce 
  • 1 cup sliced celery 
  • 3 hard-cooked eggs, chopped 
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese 
  • 1/2 cup sliced red onion 
  • 4 slices bacon,cooked crisp and crumbled 

  1. COVER potatoes with water in 1 litre saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook until potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes. Drain and cool slightly.
  2. COMBINE remaining ingredients, except bacon, in a large bowl. Add potatoes and toss gently. Serve chilled or at room temperature. Before serving add bacon.

Kickin' BBQ Chicken Wings

Makes:6 servings
Prep Time:3 min
Cook Time:25 min

  • 1 kg chicken wing pieces 
  • 1 Tbsp. salt 
  • 1 tsp. pepper 
  • 3/4 cup FRANK'S RedHot® Kickin' BBQ® Sauce or FRANK'S RedHot® Buffalo Wings Sauce 

  1. MIX wings with salt, pepper.
  2. GRILL over medium heat 20 to 25 min., turning often.
  3. TOSS wings in sauce to coat.

Baked Dorito Nachos

Minutes to Prepare: 20
Minutes to Cook: 15
Number of Servings: 1

  • Doritos, Baked, Nacho Cheese, 1 oz. approximately 15 chips
  • 1 boneless, skinless chicken breast, diced
  • 4 oz. El Mexicano Nacho Cheese Sauce
  • 1 T Grill Mates Baja Citrus Marinade
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 1/2 c. refried beans
  • 2 T chopped cilantro

  1. Combine marinade with vinegar, olive oil, and 1 tsp. water. Pour over diced chicken and refrigerate for 15 minutes. Place marinated chicken in a non-stick pan and cook over medium high heat, cook for 15 minutes or until completely done. Add cilantro to cooked chicken and stir. Heat through.
  2. Place Doritos chips on plate, top with cooked chicken and nacho sauce. Enjoy!

Serving Size: 15 chips and 1 cup chicken with 1/4 cheese
Number of Servings: 1


Chipotle Hot Sauce

  • Using El Mexicano Chipotle Chillies. Take 4 peppers out of can put into blender. Add ½ cup of apple cider vinegar and blend until smooth. Put into a bottle and get ready for an amazing hot sauce.