Tested till perfect Cranberry Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

Cranberry Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

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By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: October 2006; Get Grilling: Summer 2007

Recipe5 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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  • Portion size 1-1/2 cups (375 mL)


  • 2 tbsp 2tbspvegetable oil
  • 1 1oniononions, chopped
  • 1 1clove garliccloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsppepper
  • 1-1/2 cups 1-1/2cupsfresh cranberryfresh cranberries or frozen cranberries
  • 1 cup 1cupwater
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cuporange juice
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cuppacked brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspraspberry vinegar or red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspfancy molasses
  • 1 tsp 1tspgrated orange rind
  • 1 tsp 1tspadobo sauce
  • 1 tsp 1tspseeded and minced chipotle pepperchipotle peppers
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In saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; fry onion and garlic, stirring often, until softened, 5 minutes. Add ginger, cloves, salt and pepper; cook for 1 minute.

Add cranberries, water, orange juice, brown sugar, vinegar, molasses, orange rind, chipotle pepper and adobo sauce; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring often, until reduced by one-third and cranberries pop, 20 minutes. Let cool slightly. Transfer to blender; purée until smooth. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 3 days.)

Nutritional Information Per 1 tbsp 15 mL : about

cal 31 pro 0 total fat 1g sat. fat 0
carb 5g fibre 0 chol 0mg sodium 30mg

% RDI:

calcium 1 iron 1 vit C 5 folate 1
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