Foster's Barbecue Sauce
This sauce, created by Martha's friend Sara Foster of Foster's Market in Durham, North Carolina, keeps in the refrigerator for several days. It also works well as a marinade for chicken, beef, or pork.
Martha Stewart Living, November 1999
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 2 medium onions, chopped
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced
- 2 teaspoons chili powder
- 2 tablespoons ground coriander
- 1 cup prepared strong coffee
- 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 cup homemade <u>Tomato Sauce</u>, or canned
- 1/4 cup cider vinegar
- 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
- 1 cup packed light-brown sugar
- 1/2 cup apple cider
- Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onions, and saute until translucent, 3 to 5 minutes. Add garlic, jalapenos, chili powder, and coriander. Saute stirring occasionally to prevent sticking, until fragrant and vegetables are softened, about 3 minutes more.
- Add coffee, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, tomato sauce, vinegar, lime juice, brown sugar, and cider. Reduce heat, and simmer mixture gently for 30 minutes to infuse flavors.
- Remove from heat, and let cool slightly. Puree in batches in a blender or food processor until smooth.
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