Barbecuing is a real tradition in South Africa but as well as the meat what accompanies the barbecue is just as important with sauces being one of the main things.

Many people will have their own sauce recipe but this one here is an authentic South African recipe.

Traditionally it will be eaten with ‘Mealie Pap’ or served with the main courses.

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South African Barbecue Sauce

In South Africa a barbecue is known as a Braai so this is a genuine version of a typical Braai sauce.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Course Sauces
Cuisine South African

Ingredients
  

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

Instructions
 

  • 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.
  • Thanks go to Funky Munky for permission to use this recipe.
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Keyword chutney, garlic, mustard, onions, peppers, tomato, tomato paste, worcestershire sauce

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