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Tomato Sauce Mop Sauce

This mop sauce is great on ribs. I love that it is a little thicker than other mop sauces - its created a really nice crust on the outside of the ribs. You can sweeten this mop sauce with a little bit of sugar or add in a little bit of vinegar for an extra bite - I like to add in a little more chilli though!
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: condiment
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, bbq
Servings: 1 cups
Calories: 200kcal
Author: Charlie
Cost: $5


  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cup Burbon your favorite
  • 1/2 Onion finely chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic minced or finely sliced
  • 2 cups Tomato sauce home made is best
  • 1/4 cup Tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 cup Water or stock
  • 1 can Chipotle chiles in adobo sauce


  • In an oiled pan cook onion and garlic over a medium heat until fragrant (1 - 2 minutes)
  • Add in the rest of the ingredients and mix together well.
  • Bring sauce to a boil then leave on a light simmer for 15 - 20 minutes. If the sauce seems to be reducing too much add in 1/4 of a cup of water at a time until it is at the desired texture.
  • I like to use a stick blender to make sure all the chipotle chilli, tomato and garlic and onion have broken into a smooth, watery sauce.
  • Ideally, you want to cover and let sit in the refrigerator for at least 12 hours before using.