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South of the Border Barbecue Sauce


  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 garlic clove, pressed
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chiles, drained
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin


  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic. Cook for 2 minutes or until onion is tender.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients; return to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes.
  3. Using basting brush, brush barbecue sauce on food during the last 10-15 minutes of grilling to prevent burning.

Yield: 3 cups

Discard any remaining sauce used to baste raw meat.

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