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South American Hot BBQ Sauce Recipe

This South American hot BBQ sauce is hot and spicy and is especially good for basting any charcoal-broiled meats.Note: You can change the number of people served by placing your cursor over "Servings". The Ingredients will adjust to the new number of servings.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Hispanic
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1/2 cup onion minced
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper minced
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled and crushed
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 cups tomato puree
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar firmly packed
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried hot red chili peppers crushed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt


  • Stir-fry onion, green pepper and garlic in oil, in a saucepan over moderate heat, 5-8 minutes until onion is pale golden.
  • Add chili powder and stir-fry 1-2 minutes. Add remaining ingredients, cover and simmer 1/2 hour.
  • Use as a basting sauce for spareribs, beef or poultry.