Spicy Ginger BBQ Sauce

Spicy Ginger BBQ SauceRecipe
Photo: Thomas J. Story; Styling: Karen Shinto
Brush sauce onto chicken during the last 10 minutes of grilling, and serve extra on the side.


Makes 2 1/2 cups

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Nutritional Information

Calories 83
Caloriesfromfat 25 %
Protein 0.4 g
Fat 2.5 g
Satfat 0.2 g
Carbohydrate 10 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Sodium 295 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


1 medium onion, chopped
2 tablespoons chopped fresh ginger
2 tablespoons chopped fresh garlic
1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cup dry rosé or dry white wine
1/2 cup ketchup
3 tablespoons cider vinegar
3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon Worcestershire
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/8 teaspoon cayenne
2 tablespoons lemon juice


1. Sauté onion, ginger, and garlic with vegetable oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat until soft, about 5 minutes.

2. Add rosé, ketchup, cider vinegar, brown sugar, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire, salt, pepper, and cayenne. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until very slightly thickened, 5 to 6 minutes.

3. Cool slightly, add lemon juice, then whirl in a blender until smooth.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 1/4-cup serving.