Fire up the grill and give your burger or chicken a zippy twist with this smokin’ peanut butter BBQ sauce! The secret ingredient in this sauce is sweet and flavorful Betsy’s Best Gourmet Peanut Butter. It offsets the spicy flavors in this sauce to give the perfect combination of sweet, heat and smokin’ flavor.
- ½ Tbsp grapeseed oil
- ½ onion, finely chopped
- 1 Tbsp minced fresh ginger
- 1 small cloves garlic, minced
- 1 cup ketchup
- 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
- 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
- ½ Tbsp Dijon mustard
- 1 Tbsp honey
- 1 Tbsp molasses
- 1 ½ Tbsp pure ancho chile powder
- ½ tsp chipotle seasoning
- 2 tsp liquid smoke
- ¼ cup water
- 1 Tbsp Betsy’s Best Gourmet Peanut Butter
- Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Heat oil in a medium-size saucepan. Add onion and ginger. Cook over moderate heat, stirring occasionally until softened, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute, stirring. Add remaining ingredients through water. Bring to simmer, stirring occasionally until thickened, about 30 minutes. Transfer sauce to blender. Add Betsy’s Best Gourmet Peanut Butter and purée until smooth. Season sauce with salt and pepper to taste. Store in refrigerator up to 2 months.
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