South African barbecue sauce

South African Barbecue Sauce


  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 medium green pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 15ml cooking oil
  • 50ml brown sugar
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 30ml worcestershire sauce
  • a dash of tobasco
  • 50ml brown vinegar
  • 1 tsp french mustard
  • 2 large tbsp fruit chutney


  1. Fry the onions, garlic and pepper in heated oil in a heavy bottomed saucepan until the onions are translucent. Add the remaining ingredients and simmer for around 45 minutes until a thick sauce consistency is achieved. Add a little water occasionally if the sauce is becoming too dry. Serve hot or cold.
  2. Thanks go to Funky Munky for permission to use this recipe.

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