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fireman bob's strawberry habanero bbq sauce my way

Recipe by
Bob Cooney
Cottonwood Heights, UT

What started out as one of Zelda's Challenges, has turned out as one of my " Go To " BBQ Sauces... Not bad if I say so myself ! ENJOY !!!! Thanks Zelda ! :)

yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For fireman bob's strawberry habanero bbq sauce my way

  • 6 slice
    hicory smoked bacon - thick slice - cooked crisp and crumbled
  • 3 Tbsp
    bacon grease
  • 1 c
    red onion - diced fine
  • 2 lg
    habanero peppers - diced fine ( seeded optional ) - or to taste
  • 1 tsp
    cayenne pepper - or to taste
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 c
    tomatoe juice
  • 3/4 c
    apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 c
    brown sugar - packed
  • 2 c
    fresh strawberries - hulled - and chopped

How To Make fireman bob's strawberry habanero bbq sauce my way

  • 1
    In a medium sauce pan, add olive oil, white onion, and habanero pepper. Cook until onions are soft and slightly caramelized, about 6 minutes. Add bacon crumbles, tomato juice, vinegar, honey, water, and brown sugar, and let reduce over low heat, stirring as mixture cooks for about 35 minutes. Stir in strawberries and remove from heat, allow mixture to cool. Add the sauce to a blender and puree until smooth.
  • 2
    How to use..... Add and/or " Smear " the sauce over anything You decide to BBQ on your grill, add the " sauce " with about 3 or 4 minutes left to cook.... Watch closely and don't allow the " sauce " to burn.
  • 3
    ENJOY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!