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Coffee-Smoky Chile BBQ Sauce

Coffee-Smoky Chile BBQ Sauce 2.000
Smoke Signals Aug 24, 2010

This deeply flavored sauce mates well with pork ribs, Cornish hens and meaty fish, such as salmon. Brush on in the final minutes of cooking.


Servings: 2 cups
Ingredients
  • 1 cup tomato puree
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo, chopped
  • 1 cup strong coffee, brewed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Mix all ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Simmer until thick, about 20 minutes.

Refrigerate the sauce in an airtight container for up to one week.


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From Smoke Signals columnist Jim Shahin.

Tested by Belle Elving.

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Nutritional Facts

Calories per tablespoon: 5


% Daily Values*

Total Fat: 0g 0%

Saturated Fat: 0g 0%

Cholesterol: 0mg 0%

Sodium: 40mg 2%

Total Carbohydrates: 2g 1%

Dietary Fiber: 0g 0%

Sugar: 1g

Protein: 0g


*Percent Daily Value based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Total Fat: Less than 65g

Saturated Fat: Less than 20g

Cholesterol: Less than 300mg

Sodium: Less than 2,400mg

Total Carbohydrates: 300g

Dietary Fiber: 25g

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