Cooking With Wine

Chipotle and Red Wine BBQ Sauce

When the weather is warm you can usually detect the smell of BBQ in the air. There are a number of good BBQ sauces on the market but nothing quite beats making your own. This smoky chipotle red wine bbq sauce is a fantastic accompaniment to any grilled meat.


1/2 cup ketchup

1/3 cup dry red wine

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1 tablespoon brown sugar

1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 teaspoon cumin

1/4 teaspoon chipotle chili powder


In a medium saucepan, add olive oil, garlic, chipotle powder, and cumin. Allow to heat through, while stirring, for 1 minute. Add red wine and brown sugar. Simmer for 2-3 minutes. Add in soy sauce, vinegar, ketchup, and Worcestershire sauce. Simmer for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat, allow to cool slightly before using.

BBQ Sauce

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