Summer has arrived and it’s time to BBQ! Time to try out this quick and easy homemade low carb barbecue sauce.
Why buy a Barbecue Sauce when it is just so simple to make and tastes so lovely and fresh? You will also know exactly what is in your sauce, no added sugar making this perfect for a low carb lifestyle. The recipe below makes 500 ml of sauce. Total recipe is only 26 net carbs.
This sauce can be used as a marinade, see my Barbecue Pork Recipe for further instruction.
Recipe uses a homemade barbecue sauce to use as a marinade or as an accompaniment to your BBQ food. Perfect for Huntsman Chicken
- Spray oil
- 1 medium Onion - finely chopped
- 2 tbsp Tomato puree
- 1/2 tsp Chilli powder
- 2 cloves Garlic - finely chopped
- 2 tsp Fennel seeds - lightly crushed
- 1/2 tsp Cayenne pepper
- 1 tsp Cumin powder
- 1 can Chopped tomatoes
- 1 tbsp Cider vinegar
- 1 tbsp Sweetener
- 1 tsp Salt
- 4 tbsp Water
Rest of ingredients
- 4 Chicken breasts
- 8 Smoked bacon medalions
- 40 gm Low fat cheddar cheese this is the healthy a allowance for slimming world
In a heavy bottomed pan, heat a little spray oil plus a little water and add the onions. Cook for a couple of minutes and add the tomato puree and the spices and simmer for another 2 minutes.
Add the rest of the ingredients, mix everything together, bring to the boil and cook for about 10 minutes.
Cool down slightly before blitzing in a food processor. Leave to one side.
Pre-heat oven to 170, Gas 4.
In a frying pan, spray oil and seal the chicken on all sides for a couple of minutes each side. Lay in a casserole dish.
Cover the chicken with the bacon medalions and then pour the barbecue sauce over each parcel. Sprinkle with cheese.
Cook for 25 minutes. Check chicken is cooked fully before serving.
Nutrients per 50 ml serving
Fat (g) 3
Net carbs (g) 3
Protein (g) 0.5