Chipotle BBQ Sauce

Homemade BBQ sauce
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 100ml cider vinegar
  • 90ml Meridian date syrup
  • 1½ tsp mustard powder
  • 1½ tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp Meridian yeast extract
  • 2 tsp chipotle paste
  • 2 tbsp tomato purée
  • 350ml passata
  • 75ml Meridian molasses
  • 70g unrefined dark brown sugar

Heat the oil in a small saucepan and gently saute the onion and garlic for 4-5 minutes until soft.

Add all the other ingredients and bring to a simmer while stirring.

Simmer for 10 minutes until the sugar has dissolved and the sauce has become thick.

Use straight away or store in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Recipe by: Meridian Foods