Spicy Fruit Finishing Glaze for Barbecue

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by gailanng

A sweet and spicy finishing glaze that's great on barbecued pork chops, ribs, chicken, or ham. We think it's much fresher tasting than store-bought. Can also be used as chutney.

Top Review by Peter J

Yum, really nice sweet yet tangy combination! Often I don't think of using a finishing glaze with BBQ meat but it both tastes great and saves a lot of clean-up over applying a sauce / marinade during cooking. I got a bit impatient and had a sample over chicken as photographed before it had fully cooled and thickened. I'm looking forward to having the remainder over a variety of meats during the next few days and coming up to Christmas might have to make another batch because it would also be great with turkey and ham.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small saucepan over low heat, stir together water and the next 10 ingredients. Simmer, uncovered, until onion bits are very soft, about 5 minutes. Add preserves and simmer, uncovered, about 20 minutes. Mixture may appear a little thin, but will thicken.
  2. Cool to room temperature then refrigerate until ready for use. Refrigerate up to 2 weeks.
  3. Apply as you would barbecue sauce in the last few minutes on the grill.

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