This smoky-sticky sauce and dip is excellent on fried chicken, ribs, and ham sandwiches. Simply combine ingredients in one pan. Simmer for 1 minute. I love the wonderful “smoky smell” while it simmers on the stove. I always drizzle a LOT on my homemade Smoky Burgers. Yum!
I created this homemade sauce as a substitute for ketchup. In the summer of 2017, I suddenly developed an unpleasant reaction to tomatoes and tomato-based products. This recipe has loads of smoky flavor. Great for dipping fries and chicken nuggets.
Requires several ingredients which you probably already have. Keeps well in fridge. If cooked too long, the sauce will turn into a firm paste while refrigerated. It’s still good! Simply warm in microwave for 5 to 8 seconds to make it thin enough to drizzle.
This recipe, which is easily doubled, makes about 1/3 cup (serves 2 people).
This smoky-sticky sauce and dip is excellent on burgers, fried chicken, ribs, and ham sandwiches. Great for dipping fries and chicken nuggets. Make Smoky Bacon Jam by drizzling warm sauce over cooked/crumbled bacon. Recipe and photography by Beverly Davis for CornbreadMillionaire.com.
Remove from heat. Let stand. Sauce will thicken as it cools.
Makes enough sauce for 2 people. Recipe easily doubled. Keeps well refrigerated in a lidded container. If cooked longer than 1 minute, sauce will turn to a thick paste after cooling in refrigerator. If this happens, microwave for 5 to 8 seconds to make it thin enough to drizzle.
For this recipe, I used Wright's Liquid Smoke. This smoked seasoning contains water and natural hickory smoke concentrate. No preservatives. This is a friendly mention. Not a paid endorsement.