Plain Jane Basting Sauce

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Zurie

There are times when you do not want to mask the flavour of good, expensive steaks or lamb chops with a too-piquant sauce. This is a simple, French-dressing type sauce. Baste grilling meat frequently!

Top Review by Red_Apple_Guy

I grilled a stack of chicken for my daughter's wedding rehearsal dinner to go along with smoked brisket, spare ribs, etc... I used this for my marinade and my basting sauce. Excellent, simple sauce and seems to help browning as well. I blended everything as directed and it makes a white, viscous dressing-like sauce that does a great job on chicken.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup oil (olive is fine)
  • 12 cup vinegar (use best ( wine or cider)
  • 4 tablespoons sugar (or to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon table mustard (any flavour)
  • 3 chopped garlic cloves
  • 1 small onion, peeled and chopped


  1. Throw this into a processor.
  2. Process until smooth.
  3. Taste for seasoning and adjust.

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