It isn’t often I discover a brand new flavour … and this one is amazing! Spicy Peach Grilling Sauce! You can’t really discern any one ingredient but the combination is a deep, spicy, Asian BBQ sauce.
I had never thought about Peach BBQ sauce but it turns out there are lots of recipes out there for it. I will have to experiment some more during this peach season. This spicy marinade and BBQ sauce has captured my heart and imagination for the moment.
I had a large quantity of pork sirloin cubes from Costco that I thought would be perfect to skewer and grill. This Asian type marinade and sauce was inspired by a Licorice and Nectarine Sauce for Pork from the Summer 2016 Food and Drink magazine. I didn’t have many of their ingredients so I substituted what I had on hand that was closest. And… I can tell you right now … I am so happy with this one I am never going to make their version!
Brochette is just the French way of say Kebab… but I like it better! Sounds fancier to me! You will see from the photo that although you are supposed to soak your wooden skewers 30 minutes in water… I didn’t. I thought the moisture from the marinade would accomplish the same thing. It didn’t.
This is another great make ahead recipe. It needs 6-8 hours to marinate but it could easily go overnight if you wanted to prepare it and get ahead of the game.
I am not very familiar with miso. I found it in the Asian section of my grocery store. It is a paste made of fermented soy beans originally from Japan. It can be made from other things like barley. It is often used in salad dressings and soups. So- more experimenting to do !
I used 1 Tbsp of siracha in the sauce. It gave a bit of heat – but it is certainly not overpowering. If you really like heat you can go to 2 or even 3 Tbsps of siracha.
You don’t want to waste any of this marinade so after you put the pork on the grill you need to bring the remaining marinade to a boil to kill off an food borne bacteria. Once it comes to a full boil you can serve it on the side or baste your skewers with more of it. Just be careful not to brush more marinade on the raw meat and then put the brush back in the boiled sauce or you could contanimate it.
This sauce would be equally good on chicken for sure and I could even see it on fish.. maybe tilapia?
I am so excited about this discovery I will be experimenting to find a peach BBQ sauce that is not Asian Style. Stay tuned!