Mom's Barbecue Sauce


Makes 1 1/2 cups

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Nutritional Information

Calories 64
Caloriesfromfat 1 %
Protein 1 g
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 14 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Sodium 903 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


1 cup catsup
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup cream sherry
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar
4 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon liquid smoke
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel


In a 2- to 3-quart pan, combine 1 cup catsup; 1/4 cup each soy sauce and cream sherry; 2 tablespoons each lemon juice and firmly packed brown sugar; 4 teaspoons minced fresh ginger; 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard; and 1 teaspoon each liquid smoke, minced garlic, and grated lemon peel. Stirring occasionally, bring to a boil over high heat; reduce heat and simmer, stirring often, until sauce is slightly thickened and reduced to 1 1/2 cups, about 20 minutes.


Kim Stephens, Novato, California and Ven Kruebbe, New Orleans, Louisiana,

July 2000