Really quick and easy to make. Can be used as a dipping sauce, marinate, or cooking sauce.
1 small onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, crushed
1 red chilli, finely chopped
1 tsp fennel seeds, crushed
55g/2oz dark brown sugar
50ml/1¾fl oz dark soy sauce
300ml/10fl oz tomato ketchup
salt and pepper
Fry the onion and garlic in olive oil with the chilli, fennel seeds and sugar.
Add the soy sauce and ketchup and season with salt and pepper.
Bring to the boil and simmer for a few minutes to combine the flavours. Use as a dip or to coat spare ribs, chicken or sausages.