Maple Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

  • 3 large chipotle chilies in adobo sauce
  • 1/4 cup tomato ketchup
  • 1/4 cup Coombs Family Farms 100% pure maple syrup
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/8 tsp ground allspice
  • 1 T onion, minced
  • 2 large cloves garlic, smashed, peeled, and minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 T freshly squeezed lemon juice

In a blender combine first 5 ingredients. Heat oil until hot but not smoking in medium saucepan, over moderately high heat; add onion and garlic and cook 5 minutes until golden. Add chipotle puree, season with salt and pepper and cook over low heat until thickened, 15 minutes. Stir in lemon juice and allow to cool. Makes about 1 cup.