Cranberry Chipotle Barbecue Sauce Cranberry Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 375 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 2006; Get Grilling: Summer 2007



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 facts Per 1 tbsp 15 mL : about

  • Sodium 30 mg
  • Protein trace
  • Calories 31.0
  • Total fat 1 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 5 g


  • Iron 1.0
  • Folate 1.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Vitamin C 5.0
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Cranberry Chipotle Barbecue Sauce