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Zesty barbecue sauce

Published on July 17, 2017
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Dust off the deckchairs and get the beers on ice; it’s barbecue season and we’ve got the ultimate zesty barbecue sauce recipe from Chris Hicks at The Catherine Wheel in Marshfield

Zesty barbecue sauce

Serves 4

You will need

Vegetable oil
Onion 1 large, chopped
Garlic 2 cloves, crushed
Tinned tomatoes 400g
Worcestershire sauce 1 tbsp
White wine vinegar 1 tbsp
Lemon 1, zest and juice
Orange 1, zest and juice
Dark brown sugar 1 tbsp
Honey 1 tbsp
Mustard powder 1 tsp
Chilli powder 1 tsp
Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to season


  1. Heat the oil in a large pan and fry the onion and garlic until soft.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove the pan from the heat and allow to cool slightly before pouring into a blender and blitzing until smooth.
  4. Use to marinade your fave barbecue meats or as the ultimate dipping sauce.

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