Good Basic BBQ Sauce


Good Basic BBQ Sauce
 
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Recipe type: sauce
Ingredients
  • ½ cup cider vinegar or white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon mustard (the mildly spicy yellow kind)
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup onion, diced small
  • 8 ounces sweet butter, cut into bits
  • 2 cups tomatoes sauce (your choice)
  • 2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 ½ teaspoons liquid smoke
  • 4 freshly finely slice jalapenos
  • ¼- ½ teaspoon (to taste) Tabasco sauce
  • 5 pounds boneless meat, chicken, or fish of your choice
Instructions
  1. In a 2-quart saucepan combine the vinegar, brown sugar, honey, mustard, ginger, cinnamon, salt, pepper, onion, and butter.
  2. Bring the mixture to a boil over high heat.
  3. Reduce the heat and continue to simmer uncovered for about 20 minutes.
  4. Add the tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and liquid smoke and continue simmering 15 minutes longer.
  5. Add the jalapenos and Tabasco sauce and continue simmering for 5 minutes more.
  6. Let the sauce cool down completely before basting it onto the meat or fish of your choice.

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