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Island BBQ Sauce

Island BBQ Sauce

  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    15 m
  • Ready In

    25 m
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This is a slightly spicy tomato-based barbecue sauce made with rum.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 71 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 1.3 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.8g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0.6 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 271 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in the onion, garlic, and ginger, and cook until tender. Reduce heat to low. Mix in ketchup, SPLENDA(R) Brown Sugar Blend, molasses, rum, hoisin sauce, tomato paste, vinegar, chili powder, and cayenne pepper. Cook and stir 5 minutes, until well blended and heated through. Stir in remaining rum.
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Earlinda
4

Earlinda

3/14/2008

If you use the "clasic ketchup" recipe provided on this website instead of regular ketsup it cuts way down on the sugar and carbs. The hoisin sause also contains sugar so I use 1 tab of it. I did not use the rum - instead I used 1/2 cup crushed pineapple.

Katie603
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Katie603

4/7/2014

I'll make it again. I only used a tiny pinch..probably only a fraction..of the cayenne it calls for & made up for it w/a much lighter "creole" seasoning as I'm SUPER touchy about spiciness (I like FLAVOR, *NOT* hot-spicy!). I also used real brown sugar (stevia) instead of splenda b/c I like my body & I'd rather not poison it w/anything fake..but that's a personal choice.

lutzflcat
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lutzflcat

1/18/2014

The instructions are confusing in this recipe. It calls for 1/2 cup spiced rum "divided," but the instructions just say to mix the rum (no qty?) into the other ingredients, so I added all of it. But then at the end it says to "stir in remaining rum"…what remaining rum?? I don't know, I just added another splash of rum at the end. The flavor is intense, interesting (different), and was tasty on grilled bone-in chicken breasts.

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