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Apricot-Ancho Barbecue Glaze
Posted: April 16, 2019
Source: Vitamix
The perfect combination of sweet and spicy, try this barbecue glaze with grilled shrimp, pork or chicken.
Total Time
25 minutes
Yields
4 cups

Ingredients:

  • 6 slices bacon, cooked, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup onion, peeled, diced
  • 1 tbs minced garlic
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 3/4 cup dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup malt vinegar
  • 2 ancho chilies, stemmed, diced
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 1 tsp Tabasco sauce
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 cup apricots, pitted, sliced

Directions:

  1. 1. Sauté the bacon in a large sauté pan over medium heat until almost crisp, about 4 minutes. Add the onions and sauté until browned, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and sauté until aromatic, about 1 minute.
  2. 2. Add all the remaining ingredients. Simmer until the apricots are very soft, about 10 minutes. Taste the sauce and season with additional salt and pepper, if needed.
  3. 3. Transfer sauce to Vitamix container and secure lid.
  4. 4. Select Variable 1.
  5. 5. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  6. 6. Blend for 30 seconds, until relatively smooth.
  7. 7. The glaze is ready to use, or it can be cooled and stored in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to a week.

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Apricot-Ancho Barbecue Glaze

Source: Vitamix

  • Total Time
    25 minutes
  • Yields
    4 cups

Description

"The perfect combination of sweet and spicy, try this barbecue glaze with grilled shrimp, pork or chicken."

Ingredients

  • 6 slices bacon, cooked, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup onion, peeled, diced
  • 1 tbs minced garlic
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 3/4 cup dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup malt vinegar
  • 2 ancho chilies, stemmed, diced
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 1 tsp Tabasco sauce
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 cup apricots, pitted, sliced

Directions

  1. 1. Sauté the bacon in a large sauté pan over medium heat until almost crisp, about 4 minutes. Add the onions and sauté until browned, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and sauté until aromatic, about 1 minute.
  2. 2. Add all the remaining ingredients. Simmer until the apricots are very soft, about 10 minutes. Taste the sauce and season with additional salt and pepper, if needed.
  3. 3. Transfer sauce to Vitamix container and secure lid.
  4. 4. Select Variable 1.
  5. 5. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  6. 6. Blend for 30 seconds, until relatively smooth.
  7. 7. The glaze is ready to use, or it can be cooled and stored in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to a week.
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