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Spicy Ginger BBQ Sauce

Photo: Thomas J. Story; Styling: Karen Shinto
Yield Makes 2 1/2 cups
Brush sauce onto chicken during the last 10 minutes of grilling, and serve extra on the side.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

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