"Sticky" is a Kansas City barbecue (and Asian) term for thick and sweet sauces.

Recipe by Southern Living October 2011

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Credit: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Hargett

Recipe Summary test

hands-on:
25 mins
total:
25 mins
Yield:
Makes about 2 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Sauté onion in hot oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes or until tender. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute. Gradually stir in beer. Cook 8 to 10 minutes or until mixture is reduced by half. Reduce heat to medium.

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  • Stir in barbecue sauce and next 2 ingredients, and cook 4 to 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

  • Note: We tested with Guinness Extra Stout beer and Sweet Baby Ray's Sweet 'n Spicy Barbecue Sauce.

Chef's Notes

Prep and cook sauce 3 days ahead. Cover and chill, and reheat when ready.

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