Caribbean cooking is known for its blend of rich flavours and spices to create a truly sensational culinary treat. This recipe is the perfect accompaniment to any of your BBQ recipes and is the perfect way to add a bit of spice to your cooking.
Recipe: Anguillan BBQ Sauce
3 tablespoons of olive oil
1 medium onion finely chopped
2 garlic cloves minced
½-2 scotch bonnet chilies seeded and minced
3 lbs of tomatoes ripe: peeled, seeded and chopped
¼ cup of tomato paste
¼ cup of barbeque sauce
2 tablespoons of Caribbean hot sauce
¼ cup of cider vinegar
¼ cup of brown sugar
¼ cup of rum
¼ cup of water
1 teaspoon of oregano
1 teaspoon of chopped fresh time (1/2 teaspoon of dried)
Salt and Freshly ground pepper
- Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, and chile and sauté until just beginning to brown, about 5 minutes. Stir in the tomatoes and cook until most of the liquid has evaporated, 5 to 7 minutes.
- Stir in the tomato paste, barbecue sauce, hot sauce, 1/4 cup each vinegar and sugar, the rum, 1/4 cup water, the oregano, thyme, salt, and pepper and bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Reduce the heat to low and simmer, uncovered, until thick and richly flavored, 20 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Remove from the heat and taste for seasoning, adding salt, vinegar, or sugar as necessary; the sauce should be highly seasoned. Add water if the sauce seems too thick.
- Any unused sauce may be stored, covered, in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 weeks.
- Makes 3 to 4 cups.
Bring the taste of Anguilla to your cooking.
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