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Rice Vinegar Basting Sauce Recipe

Rice Vinegar Basting Sauce

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"This basting sauce is excellent brushed on grilled chicken or pork. This recipe makes 1 cup, but it's nice to double the recipe so you have extra to pass around for added flavor. This recipe is high in sugar, so just brush on the last few minutes of cooking so that the meat won't burn"

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  1. Stir the sugar, vinegar, ketchup, soy sauce, ginger, cornstarch and garlic together in a saucepan over medium-high heat until mixture boils and thickens slightly.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 07, 2010

Love, exactly as written! One quick note: I notice a lot of ppl subbing fresh ginger for jarred or powdered in recipes - Buy a "hand" of ginger, wrap it in plastic wrap then put in a freezer bag, and use as needed. It's super easy to grate this way - just peel a small amount, grate away, then back in the freezer. Hope that helps someone.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 07, 2011

I found the vinegar scent way too strong for me. I had high hopes, but didn't enjoy the final product until I sprinkled Caribbean Jerk powder on my chicken breasts as well.

Jan 31, 2011

This was very good, but very similar to 'Japanese chicken wings' from this site. Sorry, but I prefer the Japanese chicken wings recipe to this.

Jun 30, 2009

Finger licking deliciousness! This sauce was a HIT at our BBQ.. I doubled it and used half to baste and half to dip. SOOO GOOD! I addedd sesame oil, mirin,1 cap full of liquid smoke, and a tiny bit of siracha chili sauce... My hub "told" me to have this sauce in the fridge at all times.. People couldn't belive I made it from scratch! this is a great recipe!

Oct 05, 2003

We enjoyed this on grilled smoked pork chops. Looking forward to trying it with grilled chicken.

Oct 15, 2006

I substituted cider vinegar for rice vinegar and white sugar for brown, and it still turned out to be the perfect sauce for barbecue chicken sandwiches. I mixed it all together, cooked the (sliced) chicken a bit, and threw it all together for 20 minutes and it was delicious.

Apr 07, 2007

I don't normally like sweet sauces, but I absolutely loved this! I used jarred ginger and garlic, but fresh would probably be even better.

Mar 15, 2005

This recipe was amazing. We love barbeque sauce with our salmon and this was a great alternative. Reminded my husband of sweet and sour sauce. Make sure you give it enough time to cook. I thought I'd be smart and cook the sauce while I cooked the salmon but it needs to boil for a while to get to the perfect consistancy.


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  • Calories
  • 87 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 22.2 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 309 mg
  • 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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