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Nice sticky chicken / bbq marinade

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Littleshortcake Wed 20-May-20 20:54:00

I would love to have a go to easy bbq marinade. I tried one tonight with orange juice, soy, honey and garlic cloves. It was lovely but too liquidy and I want one that's paste like (like something you would get in TGI Fridays)

Thanks so much for any tips

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attackedbycritters Wed 20-May-20 20:56:26

Tomatoe purée rather than orange juice? Bit of mustard

Littleshortcake Wed 20-May-20 21:00:20

Thank You attacked. I need to try a few combinations. That sounds good.

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DeeplyMovingExperience Wed 20-May-20 21:00:59

Tomato ketchup, worcester sauce, soy sauce, mustard. You can add a dash of sherry if you have it.

Littleshortcake Wed 20-May-20 21:23:28

I have sherry! Lots of it from Christmas

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TomNook Wed 20-May-20 21:23:51

Go to a supermarket. Buy one.

pastabest Wed 20-May-20 21:27:46

I don't have an exact recipe but I usually use a combination of ketchup, sweet chilli sauce, honey Chinese 5 spice and a splash of orange or apple juice if it needs slightly longer to cook. For bbq sauce use paprika instead of Chinese 5 spice.

Honey or sweet chilli is always the main component if you want it to be sticky.

StavrosFlatley Wed 20-May-20 21:33:28

Soy sauce, marmalade, garlic, ginger and honey

LifeInAHamsterWheel Wed 20-May-20 21:58:07

This is the recipe I use, think it's a Martha Stewart one, but anyways it's delish on chicken, ribs, burgers, sausages etc. And it keeps for ages in the fridge.

3/4 cup tomato ketchup
2 tbls light brown sugar
1 tbls white wine vinegar
1 tbls Worcestershire sauce
2 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper

Mix everything. That's it smile

Littleshortcake Wed 20-May-20 23:14:55

I appreciate the recipes. Thank You!

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tobee Wed 20-May-20 23:16:38

Sorry to butt in but how do you stop it burning? Is it just putting foil on top?

pastabest Thu 21-May-20 00:05:29

Personally I think it needs to 'burn' to go sticky. I usually start off with foil and then remove it for the last 30-45 mins to go sticky for ribs. With something like chicken legs/wings I wouldn't use foil at all.

tobee Thu 21-May-20 03:00:59

I like a bit of colour but it usually goes totally blank and charred cinders if I'm not careful! blushSeems to be the sugar.

LifeInAHamsterWheel Thu 21-May-20 08:11:25

I don't put it on until the food is nearly cooked. Then I brush (lots of it) on and turn and then same on other side.

If I use it like a marinade I scrape most of it off before cooking and then brush on again as above.

tobee Thu 21-May-20 13:36:57

That sounds like the solution! smile

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