About this recipe:This is an easy to make barbecue sauce using store-cupboard staples - great for an impromptu barbecue!
120g (4 oz) ketchup
2 tablespoons dark brown soft sugar
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1 dash hot sauce, such as Tabasco
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon mustard powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
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Method Prep:10min › Cook:10min › Ready in:20min
In a small saucepan over medium heat, stir together the ketchup, sugar, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, hot sauce, garlic, mustard powder and salt. Bring to a simmer, then remove from heat and allow to cool slightly before brushing on your favourite barbecued meats.
Whether it's raining outside or you simply haven't got a barbecue, you can bake your meat in the oven and brush this sauce on the meat during the last few minutes of cooking.
Fantastic recipe! I'd been using the 'Coca Cola' barbecue sauce recipe for a while, but was rather 'meh' with the results. This one is amazing though! I quadrupled the quantities as I cook for a nursing home and it went down a storm. I used it as a dip rather than a marinade and as such, I thickened it a touch at the simmering stage by adding some cornflour mixed with cold water. When it had cooled, I was having staff keep popping into the kitchen to try it! Have bookmarked it and it's gonna be a regular feature on my menu. - 27 Jan 2011
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I found the sauce a tiny bit tart when I first tried it so added and additional 1/2 tablespoon of sugar - took the edge off without altering the essential taste. Brilliant - 16 Apr 2011