Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  38
  • Protein  0 g
  • Carbohydrates  5 g
  • Fat  2 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  49 mg
  • Potassium  30 mg
  • Phosphorus  4 mg
  • Calcium  2 mg
  • Fiber  0.1 g

Spicy BBQ Sauce

Spicy BBQ Sauce is a yummy and kidney-friendly recipe to use on chicken, beef, pork and anything else that needs some extra zing.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Beverly from Georgia.

Portions: 16     Serving size: 2 tablespoons


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose white flour
  • 1/4 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup tarragon vinegar
  • 1/4 cup onion 
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon Tabasco® sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Kitchen Bouquet® seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


    1. Stir oil and flour together to make a paste.
    2. Chop onion.
    3. Add all remaining ingredients.
    4. Cook the mixture on low heat until it thickens.
    5. Brush sauce on baked or grilled meat.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1/4 vegetable, low potassium
  • 1/2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Kitchen Bouquet is a browning and seasoning sauce composed of caramel with vegetable flavorings.

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Spicy BBQ Sauce

Izabeau says:


Nice, sometimes i need a sauce and cant think of anyway to make it . This will certainly help me .

Aug. 03, 2013, 2:54 PM - Inappropriate review?

Spicy BBQ Sauce

cats says:


Can't something else be used instead of Corn Syrup. I am so against corn syrup. It is one of the factors that help cause diabetes. Moderator comment: Yes you could substitute any sweetener of choice.

May. 16, 2012, 5:47 AM - Inappropriate review?

Spicy BBQ Sauce

marsham618 says:


THis was the first Davita recipe I tried. It was absolutely awful. It tasted like vinegar and mustard.

Feb. 21, 2012, 1:41 PM - Inappropriate review?

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