Instant Pot Watermelon Rind Barbecue Sauce
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Pressure Cooker Watermelon Rind Barbecue Sauce

Pressure Cooker Watermelon Rind Barbecue Sauce is a nice change from the same old BBQ Sauce.  Sweet, sticky and with a tiny kick, make this today!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 cup
Author: Jill Selkowitz



  • Remove green skin and the hard white part of Watermelon. Place the white/lighter red part of the rind into a food processor. Process for a few seconds to make Watermelon Pulp.
  • Strain most of the liquid from Watermelon Pulp and add 1 cup of Watermelon Pulp to Pressure Cooker cooking pot. Add the rest of the ingredients.
  • Lock on Lid and Close Pressure Valve. Cook at High Pressure for 20 minutes. Allow all Pressure to release Naturally.  Remove lid and simmer for 5 minutes, or until thickened.

Stove Top Method

  • Add all ingredients, plus 1/4 cup more Watermelon Rind Juice to a Saucepan.  Bring to a boil and then turn to low and simmer for one hour, or until thick.