cowboy-barbecue-marinade-and-sauce-horiz

Cowboy BBQ Marinade

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup finely chopped onion

  • 1 cup ketchup

  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar

  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

METHOD

  1. Combine all ingredients in small saucepan, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove 1 cup to use as marinade. Bring remaining marinade to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until desired sauce consistency is reached, stirring occasionally. Set aside until ready to use as Sauce.

  2. Place beef steak(s) and 1 cup marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn steak(s) to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 15 minutes to 2 hours for tender steaks; 6 hours or as long as overnight for less tender steaks, turning occasionally.

  3. Remove steak(s) from bag; discard marinade. Place steak(s) on grid over medium, ash-covered coals or over medium heat on your preheated wood fired bbq.