Recipe: Barbecue Sauce

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A wonderful sauce that can be made in advance and re-heated over your outdoor barbecue


  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons demerara sugar
  • 2 oz. (50g) margarine or butter
  • 2 teaspoons tomato puree
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons mustard powder
  • 2 tablespoons wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon clear honey
  • 1 teaspoon chilli seasoning
  • quarter pint (150ml) water
  • pinch of dried mixed herbs
  • Cooking Instructions:

    1. Melt the butter or margarine in a saucepan
    2. Add the onion and fry gently for about 5 minutes or until the onion softens
    3. Increase the heat a little, add all the other ingredients and stir well
    4. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for about 10 minutes, or until the sauce becomes syrupy
    5. Ideal to serve with chicken, hamburgers, spare ribs or sausages


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