Just learned something at Albertson's

Discussion in 'Sauces, Rubs & Marinades' started by pops6927, Dec 31, 2009.

  1. pops6927

    pops6927 Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I ordered a 1¾" Porterhouse steak for tonight, our standard way of bringing in the New Year. When I went to pick it up, on the fresh meat counter was a tray of smoky links with a bbq sauce on it, kind of different. I asked what the sauce was and got a surprising answer (well, at least to me, might be something standard I'd never heard about!) - 1 jar Grape Jelly and 1 Jar Chili Sauce mixed together (equal sizes)! It was surprisingly good!
  2. sumosmoke

    sumosmoke Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    The grape jelly phenom is something that I was exposed to a while back, too. It does taste good when mixed with some bbq sauce, and left to simmer with some meatballs, lil' smokies, or whatever else you want. Glad ya liked it!
  3. hoser

    hoser Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    I've been using that recipe for years for cocktail meatballs...it really is great! I just toss the raw meatballs in with it, and simmer until done...yum!
  4. My wife has been doing this for years with meatballs. I tried it as a glaze on a pork line a few months back and it was real good.

    Here is our recipie..

    2 Jars Chili Sauce
    1 Jar Grape Jelly
    1/4 cup brown Sugar
    Squeeze half lemon
    2 table spoons worcester sauce
  5. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    We have been doing the same thing with some of our small catering gigs and folks just love it
    Glad ya liked it
  6. This^

    Great for parties! Got some going on now for New Years.
  7. flyhigh123

    flyhigh123 Smoke Blower

    what is chili sauce?
  8. hoser

    hoser Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    this is the stuff
  9. meowey

    meowey Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Sounds good - a must try. I've used equal parts grape jelly and yellow mustard with great success.

    Take care, have fun, and do good!


  10. rickw

    rickw Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Never heard of it but wouldn't mind trying it.
  11. fire it up

    fire it up Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I like your way of ringing in the New Year Pops [​IMG]
  12. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I've been using it for years too. It's something my younger son has been making for quite a while. The kids love it.
  13. tn_bbq

    tn_bbq Smoking Fanatic

    We did a crock pot full last night to ring in the New Year. I sometimes add a little BBQ sauce and/or hot sauce just to add an extra flavor element.
  14. tasunkawitko

    tasunkawitko Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    i've ehard of the same thing and have tried a couple of sauces based on grape jelly. one was a barbecue sauce and the other was a carolina mustard-based sauce. both were very good. i also have a mop recipe somewhere that calls for grape jelly.

    i got to thinking about it, and it makes sense, since adding grape juice or wine to a marinade or sauce suaully takes the flavor up a notch.
  15. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I have heard of the jelly trick awhile back and guess it's really time to try it .
  16. smoking asian

    smoking asian Newbie

    I've used grape jelly and ketchup on lil smokies.
  17. etcher1

    etcher1 Master of the Pit

    I believe I will be trying it.
  18. uncle_lar

    uncle_lar Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Yep, been using that one for years too!
    love the little cocktail meatballs in that sauce.
  19. alx

    alx Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Sounds yummy...I have had a peach/habanero sauce from texas.Very mild and the fruity heat is awesome...Great on chicken
  20. pigcicles

    pigcicles Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Give Dutch's Mohogany Sauce a try then - powerful good stuff on pork.

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