How can you have a successful braai without this recipe? Homemade barbecue sauce is a delicious way to add some special flavour to any meat dish. Slightly sweet, slightly tart and delicious on any grilled meat.
Quick supper idea: Coat 2kg spare ribs in the barbecue sauce and roast in a hot oven at 220°C until cooked through, sticky and sweet. Serves 4 – 6.
Homemade barbecue sauce
- 500ml (2 cups) tomato sauce
- 60ml (¼ cup) apple cider vinegar
- 60ml (¼ cup) soya sauce
- 250ml (1 cup) water
- 60ml (¼ cup) brown sugar
- 60ml (¼ cup) honey
- 5ml (1 tsp) dried chilli flakes
- a pinch of ground cinnamon
Place all of the ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat and slowly bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer until thick and glossy, 30 – 35 minutes.
Remove from the heat, allow to cool and place in sterilised jars.
Store in the fridge for 1 – 2 weeks.