Zinfandel Barbecue Sauce

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is a good sauce to compliment grilled meats. I got the recipe from an advertisment for cookbooks.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt the butter in a heavy saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add the shallots and garlic, cook until just beginning to brown, 3 or 4 minutes.
  3. Add all but 2 tablespoons of the wine and bring to a boil.
  4. Let the mixture boil until reduced to about 1/2 cup.
  5. Reduce the heat and stir in the ketchup, brown sugar, honey and liquid smoke.
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Let the sauce simmer gently until thick, 6 to 10 minutes, adding the remaining 2 tablespoons wine after 4 minutes.
  8. Serve sauce warm.
  9. It will keep in the frige, covered for several weeks.


Most Helpful

This is an excellent and different type of BBQ Sauce. If you want something that is non traditional definetly go for this!

Boo's Mom April 13, 2006

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