Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


"You can grill on anything, ... When I was traveling around the world researching 'The Barbecue! Bible,' I saw people grilling in hubcaps, and the barbecue was great." -Steve Raichien, Barbecue Guru

The refrigerator light goes on...

Barbecue gets a bad rap. This is because people only think of ribs or other high fat cuts of meat. This sauce is great on shrimp, fish, lean pork chops or pork tenderloin. There's no sodium in the sauce but you can add a little to the food you are cooking - about 1/8 teaspoon per serving.


Cajun Barbecue Sauce

Servings: 4 | Serving size: 1/4 cup sauce

Cooking Time: 15 Minutes

This recipe can easily be multiplied and the sauce will keep for about a week in the refrigerator.

Cajun Barbecue Sauce served on shrimp, a healthy recipe from Dr. Gourmet


  • 1/4 cup low sodium ketchup
  • 2 Tbsp peach preserves
  • 1 Tbsp molasses
  • 1 Tbsp cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp water
  • 1/8 tsp hot sauce
  • 2 tsp no salt added Cajun/Creole seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper

Mix all ingredients together and chill overnight before using.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1/4 cup sauce

Servings: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories 58 Calories from Fat 1
% Daily Value
Total Fat 0g 0%
    Saturated Fat 0g 0%
    Monounsaturated Fat 0g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 12mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 14g 4%
    Dietary Fiber <1g 0%
    Sugars 10g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 1% Iron 4%
Vitamin K 1 mcg Potassium 168 mg
Magnesium 17 mg