1 inch piece of ginger
2 cloves of garlic
¼ cup ketchup, preferably organic or homemade
2 tbsp tamari
2 tbsp sesame oil
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp maple syrup
½ an orange, juiced
Pinch of chili flakes (optional)
1. Peel and coarsely chop the ginger and garlic.
2. Place everything in the blender and combine until it has a smooth sauce-like consistency.
3. Use it in place of traditional BBQ sauce for ribs, veggie burgers or chicken.
By using organic or homemade ketchup the sugar content of this recipe goes way down. Liquid sugar in commercial brands of ketchup may be high fructose corn syrup in disguise