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Test Kitchen Approved

Bajan Tamarind BBQ Sauce

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen


3 cups

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen

This aromatic, herby barbecue sauce is perfect served up with any protein.

Serving Suggestions

Serve warm with any protein marinated and grilled with our Bajan Marinade.



For the paste:

2 Tbsp. soy sauce

1/2 cup water

2 Tbsp. fresh minced ginger

4 Tbsp. olive oil

For the sauce:

2 Tbsp. dark rum

2 Tbsp. brown sugar

1 cup pineapple juice

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Bajan Seasoning

    This traditional Caribbean blend from the island of Barbados is an all-purpose seasoning and also as a base flavor before adding another seasoning ...

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  • Tomato Powder

    Tomato Powder is made from ground, dehydrated tomatoes. Add dry tomato powder to your homemade meatloaf recipe. Using tomato powder in sauces and s...

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  • Minced Garlic

    Garlic, native to Central Asia, quickly spread to the Mediterranean and now is cultivated and widely used all around the world. As it’s one of the ...

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  • Liquid Tamarind Paste Concentrate

    Tamarind, also known as Kok mak Kham, sbar or tamarindo, is commonly used in a concentrated form in Indian, Thai, Mexican and Mediterranean cuisine...

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In a small bowl, thoroughly mix together all paste ingredients. Transfer paste to a medium saucepan and toast over medium-high heat for 2 to 3 min., stirring constantly. Stir in sauce ingredients, bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and cook for 6 to 8 min. to thicken sauce.