Mango BBQ Sauce

by Krista on June 28, 2013 · 35 comments

Mango BBQ Sauce - Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe

Does anyone else love BBQ Sauce like I do? I think I could slather it on any and everything; Chicken, Pizza, Hamburgers, Ribs, Eggs {ok, maybe not eggs}, but definitely some veggies. This Mango BBQ Sauce is absolutely delicious. I first made it to go with my Hawaiian Pizza on the Grill as a base sauce. We had this awesome Mopsy Pizza while in Maui and as an attempt to replicate the pizza I needed to make this Mango BBQ sauce. In order to double check my flavor I had my Mother in Law stop over and try it to be sure that I was on point with the taste and she loved it! {Just a warning it does have a bit of a punch because of the chili paste, but it’s so good}

After eating the Hawaiian Pizza I realized this BBQ Sauce is so versatile and needed its own post. It can be used as a marinade, a base sauce, a condiment for a hamburger or sandwich, or a dip. {when I say dip I think of pouring it over some cream cheese and scooping it up with crackers… yum!}

To get started, dice {chop into small pieces} 1/2 red onion, 2 garlic cloves, and 2 ripe mangoes.

Hawaiian Pizza on the Grill 1

Put 2 Tablespoons of olive oil in a large skillet at medium high heat, toss in the red onion, garlic cloves, and mango into large skillet. Saute until mango is slightly browned and onions are translucent, about 4-5 minutes.

Hawaiian Pizza on the Grill 2

Add one 15oz. can of tomato sauce,

Hawaiian Pizza on the Grill 4

Continue adding 1/2 cup plus 2 Tablespoons of brown sugar, 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar, 1 Tablespoon of chili paste {you can find this in the Asian food aisle in the grocery store}, and salt and pepper.

Hawaiian Pizza on the Grill 5

Bring to a soft boil.

Hawaiian Pizza on the Grill 6

Put all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

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Mango BBQ Sauce
 
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Recipe type: Condiments & Sauces, Vegetarian, Gluten Free,
Serves: 4-5 cups
Ingredients
  • ½ red onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 ripe mangoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 T. of olive oil
  • 15 oz. can of tomato sauce
  • ½ cup plus 2 T. of brown sugar
  • ¼ cup of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 T. chili paste {can be found in asian food aisle}
Instructions
  1. Put olive oil in a large skillet at medium high heat, toss in the red onion, garlic cloves, and mango. Saute until mango is slightly browned and onions are translucent, about 4-5 minutes.
  2. Add tomato sauce, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, chili paste {you can find this in the Asian food aisle in the grocery store}, and salt and pepper.
  3. Bring to a soft boil.
  4. Put all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

 


{ 34 comments… read them below or add one }

Cindy Eikenberg June 28, 2013 at 6:48 AM

Krista, I LOVE mango and this sounds like a total yum!!!! Pinning! Thanks for sharing and have a great weekend – oh, hope we see you at the party tonight, girl! :)

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Krista June 28, 2013 at 9:03 AM

It is super yummy! Thanks for sharing and super excited that you teaming with Claire and Lisa for the Best of the Weekend Party! :)

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Gina June 28, 2013 at 10:42 AM

I love this because I love BBQ sauce but it always makes me feel lousy after eating it. Thinking it’s the gluten- heard they have a lot in there. So homemade would be the answer. Will certainly have to try this- thank you my friend for yet another great recipe!

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Krista June 28, 2013 at 2:06 PM

Yup, the gluten is out of this one. :) You will love it, its sweet and spicy! Thanks for stopping by sweet friend!

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Cindy Eikenberg June 28, 2013 at 8:29 PM

Krista, another note from me! Thank you SO much for sharing and joining us at Best of the Weekend – love having you! Will be sharing this on my FB page over the weekend and pinning again to our party board.

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Krista June 29, 2013 at 9:35 AM

hahaa… I always love notes from “little miss celebration”. :) Thanks for throwing such a great party and for working hard to spread the word.

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Gloria @ Simply Gloria June 28, 2013 at 11:20 PM

Check you out…you mango-bbq-sauce making machine! I’ve been seeing this around all day…and finally had the chance to come over and read about it! Love it…and pinned!

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Krista June 29, 2013 at 8:36 AM

haha… Thats right and my husband is loving it! :) He’s already thinking of other recipes I can make with this sauce. Glad you had a chance to come over and check it out chica!

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lisa@cookingwithcurls June 29, 2013 at 12:34 AM

This looks yummy Krista!!! I bet it is delicious :)

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Krista June 29, 2013 at 8:34 AM

sooo yummy… i could eat is with a spoon!

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Emily June 29, 2013 at 1:56 PM

yum! I can think of some guys in my life that would LOVE this!!! Emily @ Nap-Time Creations

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Krista June 29, 2013 at 4:02 PM

:) makes me smile… I hope you and your guys enjoy Emily. Have a great weekend and thanks for stopping by!

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Claire @ A Little Claireification June 29, 2013 at 2:38 PM

Ditto what Cindy and Lisa said – thanks so much for sharing this at our “Best Of The Weekend party”! Pinning!
Have a great weekend!
xoxo

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Krista June 29, 2013 at 4:04 PM

haha… and thats why you girls are hosting a party together! :) Thanks so much for sharing, I hope you have a FANTASTIC weekend as well!

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Heather Who Needs a Cape? June 29, 2013 at 9:50 PM

Love the combo of the sweet and spicy from the fruit and chili sauce – YUM! Saw this at 6 Sisters!

Would LOVE it if you’d share this over at Super Sunday at Who Needs a Cape? http://whoneedsacape.com/2013/06/super-sunday-party-4/

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Krista June 30, 2013 at 2:22 PM

Yes! The Sweet and Spicy is the best part! Thanks for stopping by Heather, already linked up at your Super Sunday Party thanks for the invite. :) Great party!

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Heather Who Needs a Cape? July 2, 2013 at 9:27 AM

:) I saw you linked up right AFTER asking you to;) I get excited about great recipes:)

Thanks for coming over and hope you can make it back next time!

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Krista July 2, 2013 at 9:31 AM

:) I will definitely try Heather, this week is a little crazy because its my brother wedding week! Thanks so much.

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Sara Howe June 30, 2013 at 8:29 AM

This sounds amazing!!! I’ll be pinning for later. I’d love it if you linked it up to our new link party we have going on…Random Recipe Roundup! http://sarahowe.blogspot.com/2013/06/random-recipe-roundup.html

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Krista June 30, 2013 at 2:28 PM

Thanks Sara, appreciate the “pin love”. :) I hope you have a great rest of the day and I will try to stop by your new party! :)

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Bethany July 2, 2013 at 12:09 AM

Sounds SO good!

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Krista July 2, 2013 at 9:40 AM

Thanks Bethany! :)

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Nicole July 8, 2013 at 9:12 PM

I love Mango! I bet this brings a ton of flavor to anything it touches!

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Krista July 9, 2013 at 1:14 PM

sure does, and I love that it is Sweet & Spicy! :)

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Anyonita July 9, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Oh, LOVE the sound of this bbq sauce! Not tried mango bbq sauce before & I’m intrigued! Thank you so much for linking up with me this week at Tasty Tuesdays! I’ve pinned this & shared it with my followers! Please be sure to stop back by the party and check out some of the other links!

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Krista July 9, 2013 at 1:23 PM

I hadn’t either until we went to Hawaii, and then I fell in love. The sweet from the mango and spicy from the chili paste will rock your world! :)

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Daniel August 16, 2013 at 8:01 AM

Hi there, this sounds delicious but I was just wondering how long this would last if stored?

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Krista August 16, 2013 at 12:02 PM

Hey Daniel, great question! I used it 2 weeks after I made it and it was still great. :) I don’t think it would last much longer after that, unless it was frozen.

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Mike September 9, 2013 at 7:12 PM

My last trip to Maui was largely because I can never get the Mopsy out of my head and had to have one…legit, not kidding. Is this recipe pretty close or am I going to be let down…just trying to prepare myself. Either way, mahalo.

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Krista September 9, 2013 at 10:33 PM

haha… I tried it a couple of different ways. I think it comes pretty stinking close. Only difference being the fact its not fresh LOCAL ingredients from Maui. I hope you like it Mike.. from one fellow Mopsy lover to another. :) Mahalo

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Steve May 22, 2014 at 10:19 PM

Just been up to pa’ia and yes another mopsy lover ( my wife even lo ved it, and she doesn’t like pizza) will try this when i get home to the uk. thanks for putting the recipe on line

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Krista May 23, 2014 at 2:54 PM

Yeah!! Best pizza ever right? Especially with the tangy goat cheese and sweet pineapple. Nothing like it. Can’t wait to hear what you think of it Steve, safe travels!

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Jessica Lucinda Williams July 4, 2014 at 6:27 AM

Sounds delicious! Will be using this recipe for the upcoming holiday cookout! Thanks for sharing! :-)

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Krista July 5, 2014 at 8:42 AM

Oh.. awesome Jessica! Hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

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