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Asian Barbecue Sauce

Prep time 1 min
Cook time 9 mins
Yield 2 1/2 cups (serving size: 1 tablespoon)
With Asian-style ingredients such as hot chili sauce, sesame oil, soy sauce, and ginger, this sweet-hot sauce is a cut above a bottled barbecue sauce.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped (about 3/4 cup)
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 3/4 cup lightly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons hot chili sauce with garlic (such as A Taste of Thai)
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

Nutrition Information

  • calories 28
  • caloriesfromfat 8 %
  • fat 0.3 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.1 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 0.3 g
  • carbohydrate 6.5 g
  • fiber 0.2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.3 mg
  • sodium 213 mg
  • calcium 6 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat sesame oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook 2 minutes or until tender. Add vinegar and remaining ingredients; combine with a whisk. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 7 minutes.

    Measuring Brown Sugar
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