Spicy litchi barbeque sauce

January 19, 2012 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)
Spicy litchi barbeque sauce

If you’re looking for something a little more innovative than traditional BBQ basting, spicy litchi barbeque sauce is for you. This is a sweet, spicy and salty sauce that’s an absolutely delicious marinade for meat. Keep in the fridge for up to 5 days.

Spicy litchi barbeque sauce

Serves: Makes 375ml
Cooking Time: 35 mins


  • 15ml (1 tbsp) balsamic vinegar
  • 80ml (1/3 cup) litchi juice
  • 125ml (½ cup) litchis, peeled and pitted
  • 1 x 420g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 170ml tomato sauce
  • 170ml white wine
  • 100g brown sugar
  • 30ml (2 tbsp) Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • cayenne pepper or chilli powder, to taste



Place all the ingredients into a saucepan. Simmer until slightly thickened, about 20 – 25 minutes.


Blend in a food processor until smooth. Strain through a sieve to remove any lumps.


Use the mixture to brush on meat or chicken pieces before grilling or cooking on the braai.

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