Braai basting sauce

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Preparation time: 5 min
Cooking time: 2 min

A flavoursome sauce that helps to keep meat moist during cooking and enhances its flavour. For red meat and chicken.


  • 80g treacle sugar
  • 80ml soy sauce
  • 60ml balsamic vinegar
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1Tbs paprika
  • 1/2tsp peri-peri
  • 1tsp garlic flakes
  • 1Tbs mixed dried herbs
  • 1Tbs tomato paste


In a saucepan, heat the sugar, soy and balsamic vinegar over moderate heat.
Allow the sugar to dissolve before adding the remaining ingredients. Cook the sauce for 2 minutes or until thickened. Allow to cool down.

Baste meat on the braai regularly. Turn meat regularly to prevent the basting sauce from scorching.

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