BBQ Mop Sauce
Makes | About 5 cups Prep Time | 30 Minutes
WHAT YOU WILL NEED!
1 tablespoon paprika
2 teaspoons black pepper - course
2 teaspoons American Chili Powder
1 tablespoon of butter*
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
1 cup Lone Star beer (or any other lager). Drink any that is left over.
1/4 cup Ketchup
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
3 tablespoons steak sauce
2 tablespoons brown sugar
cloves garlic, minced or pressed
Hot sauce to taste (start with 2 teaspoons of Tabasco sauce for mild heat)
2 cups beef, veal, or chicken stock
Note about the oil. Butter or margarine work fine, but to make it authentic use rendered beef fat from the fatback of a brisket or use bacon fat.
- Mix the paprika, black pepper, American chili powder, and cumin in a small bowl.
- In a one quart saucepan, melt the butter or bacon fat and gently cook the onion over heat until translucent.
- Add the garlic, bell pepper, and the spice mid you made in step (1). Stir, and cook for 2 minutes to extract the flavors.
- Add the stock and the rest of the ingredients. Stir until well blended. Simmer on medium for 15 minutes. Leftovers will keep in the fridge for a month or so.