Maple, Bacon & Beer BBQ Sauce

Maple, Bacon & Beer BBQ Sauce

With Maple, Bacon & Beer in your sauce - do you really need to put it on anything?
This is a fantastic sauce for chicken and ribs; full of flavour it brings the summer party to your table.


8 slices bacon, diced
6 cloves garlic, minced
2 whole jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
1 small onion diced
1 honey brown lager
½ cup (125 mL) Maple Syrup
¼ cup (60 mL) orange marmalade
1 ½ cups (625 mL) ketchup **
¼ tsp ( 1 mL) cayenne pepper
1 tsp (5 mL) mustard powder
2 tbsp (30 mL) hot sauce
2 tbsp (30 mL) Worcestershire sauce
Salt to taste


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Makes: 750 mL


In a medium saucepan over medium heat, fry diced bacon until half cooked. Add garlic, onion and jalapeño peppers.
Continue to fry, stirring until onions are tender and golden brown. 
Pour beer into pan, stirring to loosen the flavourful bits on the bottom.
Bring mixture to a rolling boil. 
Reduce heat to medium low and continue to boil the beer mixture until it is reduced by half.
Add the maple syrup, orange marmalade, ketchup, cayenne pepper, mustard, hot sauce, and Worcestershire sauce. 
Return mixture to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally for 15 minutes.
Season with salt to taste.

**Here's how to make Ketchup at home.

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