Blueberry Bourbon BBQ Sauce

Blueberry Bourbon BBQ Sauce

A delicious BBQ sauce made with fresh blueberries

Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 30 min

Ingredients

  • 1 lb fresh blueberries, picked over
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 - 3/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup bourbon
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeño, diced
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 small or 1 large bay leaf

Instructions

  1. Heat canola oil over medium heat and sauté onions and garlic until translucent and fragrant. Combine everything in a large pot and cook down for approximately 30 minutes, until thickened and syrupy.
  2. Remove bay leaves and let cool slightly.
  3. Transfer to a blender and pureé until smooth.
  4. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

Notes
I happen to love vinegar, so I used 3/4 cup. If you are not a fan of the strong flavor, use 1/2 cup.

Source : https://www.pookspantry.com/blueberry-bourbon-bbq-sauce/

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