I was trying to come up with a homemade BBQ sauce for my wife since she doesn't like traditional BBQ. This is what I came up with. You could add this sauce to any kind of pork ribs.

Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
5 mins
total:
10 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Stir soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, rice wine vinegar, chile-garlic sauce, ginger, sesame oil, and black pepper together in a saucepan; bring to a boil.

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  • Whisk cornstarch and water together in a small bowl until the cornstarch dissolves; pour into boiling soy sauce mixture. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook until the sauce is thick, 3 to 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

219 calories; protein 4.4g; carbohydrates 49.5g; fat 1.3g; sodium 3779.4mg. Full Nutrition
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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
04/08/2013
This was a fantastic sauce. I halved the recipe for just the two of us, but kept the chili sauce at the original amount. I threw in some fresh parsley also. Was great on grilled salmon and fruit kabobs (and half was plenty for three filets, and six kabobs). This would be terrific on chicken or pork also. A keeper in this household! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
07/28/2016
Very salty next time I think I will use reduced sodium soya sauce. Read More
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114 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 87
  • 4 star values: 19
  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
04/08/2013
This was a fantastic sauce. I halved the recipe for just the two of us, but kept the chili sauce at the original amount. I threw in some fresh parsley also. Was great on grilled salmon and fruit kabobs (and half was plenty for three filets, and six kabobs). This would be terrific on chicken or pork also. A keeper in this household! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/16/2013
This is off the hook! Made it and put it on some spare ribs, baked them and wow. I'll never buy or make another sauce. Thanks! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/27/2013
Love this sauce! I am a vegetarian and I use this sauce when making a Korean BBQ sandwich for my family. They all love it including the 7 year old! It's a little spicy so I go light for the kids. I strain the sauce before using it too. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/17/2013
Great, nice balance of flavors. I used half the siracha and it had just a nice hint of heat. I also used splenda brown and that worked fine. I marinated boneless chicken thighs in bottled teriyaki (overnight), then grilled them and hit them with the sauce the last couple of minutes and passed the sauce at the table, everyone loved it. One suggestion - you really do not need to make a slurry with the cornstarch/water and add it in. Just stir in the cornstarch with everything else before you put it on the heat and it comes out fine. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
09/14/2014
4-Star as I save 5-star ratings when my socks are blown off... this recipe didn't so much. I like oriental and this marinade/sauce was very good...the end didn't look like the picture as mine was thicker (too much corn starch maybe?) was pretty sweet and salty (I added more vinegar to cut down the sweetness and next time will use low-sodium soy sauce). One tbsp of Sriracha was just right as I like heat maybe next time add a tad of chili-garlic paste to up the ante. Marinaded sliced pork sausage and veggies skewered them and grilled the works....was quite tasty. I based the kabobs as they grilled and warmed a small bowl of marinade as a dipping sauce. Doing all of this the flavor wasn't overpowering. Next time I'll make the adjustments as mentioned above. If you enjoy oriental food try this sauce... a nice base to venture on to be creative. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/09/2014
Fantastic sauce! I scaled it down to two servings to try. It produces a nice thick sauce after you boil it. When poured over some stir-fried some veggies (onion celery mushroom broccoli) it liquefied more and all was great over rice. Would be good to keep on hand in the fridge to throw something together when you're short on time using chicken beef seafood or pork as the author mentioned. Thanks for sharing your recipe holmes416. It's a keeper! Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
07/28/2016
Very salty next time I think I will use reduced sodium soya sauce. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/21/2015
It was amazing though I added a bit of thai sweet chilli sauce to it. I made it for hamburgers with grilled mushrooms and it knocked my socks off. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/26/2015
Amazing recipe! Added an extra 1/2 tablespoon siriacha for an extra hot experience result was awesome. Boiled it for about 6 minutes but going to extend the boiling time for the next batch to get an even thicker sauce. Read More
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