Texas Mopping Sauce

Texas Mopping Sauce

This spicy sauce is "mopped" onto ribs as they smoke to moisten and flavor them. See the recipe for Texas Mopping Sauce »Todd Coleman

This spicy sauce is "mopped" onto ribs as they smoke to moisten and flavor them. This recipe first appeared in our June/July 2011 BBQ issue.

Texas Mopping Sauce
This spicy sauce is "mopped" onto ribs as they smoke to moisten and flavor them.
Yield: makes 3 Cups

Ingredients

  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. light brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp. crushed red chile flakes
  • 1 tbsp. finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 12 tsp. anise seeds
  • 12 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 cups ketchup

Instructions

  1. Puree vinegar, sugar, Worcestershire, chile, cilantro, salt, anise, cumin, and garlic in a blender; pour into a 4-qt. saucepan with ketchup. Cook, stirring, over medium heat, until thickened, about 30 minutes.