Firecracker Sauce

READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
Recipe by Chef Kate

Chef Greg Ische of the Hotel del Coronado recommends this as a great BBQ basting sauce as well as a dipping sauce.

Top Review by stinkin rose

Loved this. Used as a sauce for grilled asparagus. Didn't have hoisin so subbed black bean sauce instead. Will definitely try with hoisin next time. Thanks.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the zest and the juice of the orange with all the ingredients except the seeds in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Toss the sesame, cumin and fennel seeds together in a saucepan with no oil and cook on high heat for a few minutes (the seeds will pop and brown).
  3. Toss the toasted seeds into the sauce.
  4. Let the firecracker sauce stand for at least two hours before serving.

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