If you’re a BBQ lover, then you know that a good BBQ sauce can make or break your dish. And there’s no one better to turn to for a delicious BBQ sauce recipe than the renowned chef, Jamie Oliver. This British chef has an impressive collection of recipes and his homemade BBQ sauce is one of the best.

So, how do you make Jamie Oliver BBQ Sauce? It’s actually quite simple! Here’s what you’ll need:


  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 400g of canned chopped tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Step 1: Sauté the onion and garlic.

Start by heating some olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the finely chopped onion and minced garlic to the pan and sauté until they’re soft and golden brown.

Step 2: Add the spices.

Once the onions and garlic are cooked through, add smoked paprika and cumin to the pan. Cook for another minute or so until fragrant.

Step 3: Add the remaining ingredients.

Next, add canned chopped tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, salt and pepper to taste. Mix everything together well.

Step 4: Simmer until thickened.

Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat and let it simmer for about 15-20 minutes until it thickens up.

Step 5: Blend the sauce.

Once the sauce has cooled down a bit, blend it in a food processor or blender until smooth.

Step 6: Store and use as desired.

Store your homemade Jamie Oliver BBQ sauce in an airtight container in the fridge. It should last for up to two weeks. Brush it on your favorite meats while grilling or use it as a dipping sauce for chicken wings or fries.

Pro tip: For extra smoky flavor, add a few drops of liquid smoke to your BBQ sauce.

So there you have it! A simple and delicious recipe for Jamie Oliver’s famous BBQ sauce. Impress your friends and family at your next BBQ with this amazing homemade sauce.