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Top 10 Fruit Based Barbecue Sauces

The Most Popular and Best Fruit Based Barbecue Sauce Recipes


A unique way to add flavor to grilled or smoked foods is with a fruit based barbecue sauces. These sauces start with a wide range of fruit products ranging from whole fruit to jams and jellies. This is a great way to make the most of your outdoor cooking.

1. Spicy Apricot Barbecue Sauce

This is an excellent barbecue sauce for pork and chicken. 

2. Apricot-Habanero Barbecue Sauce

You probably didn't think about making a barbecue sauce out of fruit. Well this fruit based barbecue sauce is sweet and hot. It works perfectly on poultry and pork. If you make it in advance the heat from the habanero will have time to mix with the other ingredients.

3. Mango Barbecue Sauce

This unique barbecue sauce combines fresh tomatoes and mangoes to create a sweet sauce, lightly spiced by chili peppers. This is a great sauce to add an authentic South American flavor.

4. Apple Barbecue Sauce

A delicious apple-flavored barbecue sauce. This sauce would work great with pork ribs or with chicken.

5. Peach Barbecue Sauce

This is a great barbecue sauce that doesn't look anything like barbecue sauce. The sweet fruit flavors add to most anything you can grill or smoke but is particularly good on poultry.

6. Mango Grilling Glaze

This sweet glaze has a little heat and is perfect for brushing on chicken, pork, or fish. Add it towards the end of grilling and it will cook right into the meat.

7. Plum Barbecue Sauce

This barbecue sauce is sweet and flavorful with a great fruity flavor. You will find this is a great sauce for any cut of pork or piece of chicken.

8. Strawberry Habanero Barbecue Sauce

Combining sweet with heat is a great way to get a perfect barbecue sauce. This fruit based barbecue sauce can be used on anything but is particularly good on chicken and pork.

9. Sweet Cherry Barbecue Sauce

This sweet barbecue sauce is delicious. Try it on chicken. Remember, since this barbecue sauce has a good dose of sugar in it you don't want to put it on foods while they are cooking because it will burn quickly. You can add it right on the end as you are getting ready to remove items from the grill.

10. Black Cherry Barbecue Sauce

This barbecue sauce has a sweet flavor from the combination of cherry soda, cherries and cherry jam. While you might think this a strange barbecue sauce the taste is fantastic and it works well on most any kind of meat.

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