Melinda’s Costa Rican ‘Perked’ Coffee BBQ Sauce

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Melinda's Costa Rican 'Perked' Coffee BBQ Sauce
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Ingredients


  • 1 cup molasses

  • 2 cups Costa Rican strong perked black coffee

  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar

  • 3 cups tomato ketchup

  • 1 teaspoon seasoning salt

  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce

  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar

  • 1 cup yellow onion, finely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder

  • 1/3 cup Melinda’s Original Habanero Pepper Sauce

  • 1 teaspoon ground chili powder

  • Fat rendered from 4 slices hickory smoked bacon



Instructions


Combine all ingredients in a large heavy saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium heat. Reduce to low and simmer, stirring occasionally for 30 minutes. Remove from heat.

Brush sauce on grilled chicken, pork or beef during last 10 minutes of grilling. For added flavor brush additional sauce on meat immediately after removing from grill. Refrigerate any left over sauce.

Servings
2 quarts
Servings
2 quarts
Melinda's Costa Rican 'Perked' Coffee BBQ Sauce
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The Grand Prize-Winning recipe.

Ingredients


  • 1 cup molasses

  • 2 cups Costa Rican strong perked black coffee

  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar

  • 3 cups tomato ketchup

  • 1 teaspoon seasoning salt

  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce

  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar

  • 1 cup yellow onion, finely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder

  • 1/3 cup Melinda’s Original Habanero Pepper Sauce

  • 1 teaspoon ground chili powder

  • Fat rendered from 4 slices hickory smoked bacon



Instructions


Combine all ingredients in a large heavy saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium heat. Reduce to low and simmer, stirring occasionally for 30 minutes. Remove from heat.

Brush sauce on grilled chicken, pork or beef during last 10 minutes of grilling. For added flavor brush additional sauce on meat immediately after removing from grill. Refrigerate any left over sauce.

Servings
2 quarts
Servings
2 quarts
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