Barbecue Sauce

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Makes 2 1/2 cups

If you love a great, slightly sticky, sweet and spicy sauce on your meat cuts, grilled chicken (like THIS), ribs, wings or as a dipping sauce then this is the one for you! This is my signature BBQ sauce and it is easy to make and incredibly flavourful, way better than any old store-bought version could ever be! 

red onion, chopped finely
cloves of garlic, minced or grated
1 inch
piece of ginger, minced or grated
2 tbsp
vegetable oil
1 cup
1 cup
1 heaped tsp
tomato paste
2 tbsp
2-3 tbsp
brown sugar
(depending on the sweetness of the pineapple)
1/4 to 1/2 cup
crushed pineapple
(with juice)
2 tbsp
red chillies
- or 1 tsp red chilli flakes
1 tsp
red chilli powder or cayenne powder
1 tsp
paprika powder
1 tbsp
soy sauce
1 tbsp
worcestershire sauce
(or any steak sauce like HP)
juice of half a lime
1/2 tsp
cumin powder
salt and pepper to taste

Heat the oil and then add the chopped onion and saute until they begin to soften. Then add the ginger, garlic and chopped red chilli. Stir these in for a couple of minutes until fragrant, then add all the remaining ingredients. Stir well and simmer on low heat for 20 minutes. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.

Allow the sauce to cool down then blend it for a smoother consistency either using a regular blender or an immersion/stick blender. Use as needed.