BBQ Baste



  1. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  2. 2 shallots, coarsely chopped
  3. 4 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
  4. 1 cup sherry vinegar
  5. 1/4 cup dark brown sugar
  6. 6 plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  7. 2 cups chicken stock or low sodium canned chicken broth
  8. 1 tablespoon Spanish paprika
  9. Salt and freshly ground pepper
  1. Preheat grill or side burner. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add shallots and garlic and cook until soft, about 4 to 5 minutes. Add vinegar and reduce by half. Add remaining ingredients, stir and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Transfer mixture to blender and blend until smooth. Return mixture to a clean saucepan and cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until thickened. Season with salt and pepper. Let cool to room temperature.