Molasses and Ginger Barbecue Sauce

Molasses and Ginger Barbecue Sauce
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  • Total: 22 mins
  • Prep: 12 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 1 cup (8 servings)

This is a richly-flavored sauce with some definite heat to it. If you don't want it spicy, omit the serrano chile or substitute with a milder pepper. This sauce works well on chicken, pork, and beef ribs.

What You'll Need

  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons (45 mL) dark brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons (45 mL) tomato sauce
  • 3 tablespoons (45 mL) molasses
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 serrano chile, seeded and finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) ginger (grated)
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 mL) salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 mL) black pepper

How to Make It

1. Place all ingredients in a large saucepan and simmer on low heat for 8 to 10 minutes.

2. Remove from heat and allow sauce to cool for 15 minutes before using. Store sauce in an airtight container in refrigerator for up to 7 days after preparation.

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
74 Calories
0g Fat
18g Carbs
1g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)