In this easy, homemade barbecue sauce, beer balances the sweetness of molasses while hot sauce provides heat. Brush on grilled chicken, tofu or shrimp during the last 5 to 10 minutes on the grill or use as a dipping sauce.
Nutrition per serving may change if servings are adjusted.
¾ cup ketchup
¾ cup beer, preferably porter
½ cup molasses
2 tablespoons orange juice
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
½ teaspoon onion powder
2 teaspoons hot sauce, or to taste
Combine all ingredients except the hot sauce in a heavy medium saucepan; bring to a simmer over medium-high heat, stirring. Reduce heat to maintain a simmer and cook, stirring frequently, until reduced to about 1½ cups, 20 to 25 minutes. Stir in hot sauce.
65 calories;0 g fat(0 g sat); 0 g fiber; 16 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 3 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 14 g sugars; 13 g added sugars; 97 IU vitamin A; 3 mg vitamin C; 33 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 205 mg sodium; 267 mg potassium