Friday, June 4, 2010

Rudy’s BBQ Sauce clone

This is a clone recipe from our favorite BBQ place down here in TX. It tastes like the real thing. We WILL be making it again and again!

Rudy’s BBQ Sauce clone
http://chaosinthekitchen.com/
makes about 2 cups

1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce
1 cup ketchup
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 1/2 tbsp white vinegar
2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1/4 cup lemon juice (2 lemons)
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp coarse black pepper
1/4 tsp cumin
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper

Combine all ingredients in a large pot. Simmer until slightly reduced.

23 comments:

  1. This should be called "sause" with an "S" like they spell it at Rudy's! I wiil have to try out this recipe. Thank you!

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  2. So excited, cant wait to try this! Visited San Antonio six years ago and have never forgotten how much we loved Rudys! Unfortunately, we haven't gotten back since but we have ordered the sause more than once and now I can make my own!

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  3. I just smoked and pulled 15lbs of pork butt. And, I'm desperate for that Texas Rudy's famous sauce flavor. So, I hope this is it. I'm gonna try it and I'll report back on this recipe, thanks so much.

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  4. Pretty good Sause but I tweaked the spices a little. Like it just a hair hotter but Love Rudy's!!

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  5. Well, if you are in bbq party then everyone wants to try everything. I remember when my mother arranges a bbq party in favor of my brother's wedding and it was amazing. All the fool served was delicious; I mainly eat the salads cause of my diet.

    recipes for bbq

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  6. I've been making this "sause" on more than one occasion. I love it! Thanks!

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  7. I've made this twice now and it's perfect! My only question is, am I supposed to use dark or light brown sugar? Thanks!

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  8. @Rebecca, I only have light brown sugar in the house at any time, so that is what I use. Dark brown sugar is hard to find. You can add 1 T of molassas to your light brown sugar to make it 'darker' tasting.

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  9. Does in need water? or only with the can tomato sauce?

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  10. Not even close to Rudy's... Just my opinion. Good sauce- nothing like Rudy's.

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  11. Rudy's Rules!!! We used to eat at the original location in Leon Springs nearly every weekend, when we lived in San Antonio. I was so glad to se them open up other locations in North Tx. I am going to have to try this out.

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    1. Waddya mean, not close to Rudy's. Well, I've never tasted "Rudy's", but this sure as heck tastes like Rudi's.

      Others are correct, the real spellings are "Rudi's" and "Sause", but I imagine the variation may avoid legal problems with proprietary rights.

      But thanks, this is a great recipe and does taste like Rudi's! (I no longer have to import it to Colorado.)

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  12. Excellent sauce. I think it is very close to Rudy's but better... and I love Rudy's!

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  13. Actually the correct spelling is Rudy's (and Sause) Rudi's is incorrect. Source: http://www.rudysbbq.com/page/home

    Thank you for posting this! I look forward to trying it out. :)

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  14. Whatever the spelling---and it IS Rudy's down here in TX and yes, it is sause. It IS a very close clone to the original!

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  15. Made it a few weeks ago. Its very close, but i add a touch more ground pepper.

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  16. Is this a clone of the regular or sissy sause?

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  17. This recipe is super easy and really good! I made this and my wide said we don't need to buy BBQ sauce any more.

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  18. This is so exciting! I moved to North Carolina from Texas 4 years ago and miss Rudy's so much. NC BBQ is just not the same as Texas BBQ! Can't wait to try this. (: - Gabrielle

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  19. We bought Rudy's BBQ sauce because it was the first bbq sauce my husband and I both loved. We were kicking ourselves after leaving Austin for not buying more.

    We loved this!! Thank you!

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  20. Always brine the ribs, then marinate overnight. Then apply the sauce when you out them in a smoker.

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