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Try this deliciously Low Carb BBQ Sauce for a guilt free treat that's crazy flavourful yet mildly spicy.

Low Carb BBQ Sauce

Try this deliciously Low Carb BBQ Sauce for a guilt free treat that's crazy flavourful yet mildly spicy.
Course sauce
Cuisine Canadian, Low Carb
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 1 cups
Calories 28kcal
Author Aleta


  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 cup no sugar added ketchup
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 lemon freshly squeezed about 2 tbsp
  • 3 tbsp golden monk fruit sweetener
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1.5 tsp liquid hickory smoke




  • Heat a small saucepan on medium high with some butter. Dice up the onion and add it to the saucepan once the butter has melted. Fry the onion until translucent and then stir in the minced garlic, chilli powder, sea salt and ground black pepper. Cook for 1 minute.
  • Add ketchup, apple cider vinegar, freshly squeezed lemon juice, sweetener, Worcestershire, dijon mustard, and liquid hickory smoke. Whisk until fully combined.
  • Heat the sauce until it comes to a boil, reduce to a low simmer and cook for 20 minutes. Strain into a heat safe bowl and discard the strained bits. Use hot or store in an air tight container in the refrigerator and use within 2 weeks.


Sweetener - My favourite sweetener for this Low Carb BBQ Sauce is either Lakanto's Golden Monk Fruit / Erythritol blend or Sukrin Gold. If you don't have either, you can just use your sugar free sweetener of choice.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition facts are an estimate only! The ingredients you choose could have different nutritional values than the ingredients I have used.  
 * Net carb count excludes both fibre and sugar alcohols, because these do not affect blood sugar in most people.
Deduct fibre (0.3 g net carbs per serving) and sugar alcohols (3 g net carbs per serving) from the total carbs to get 2.2 g net carbs per serving of 2 tbsp.


Serving: 2tbsp | Calories: 28kcal | Carbohydrates: 5.5g | Protein: 0.5g | Fat: 1.1g | Sodium: 436mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar Alcohols: 3g | Net Carbs: 2.2g