• 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 crushed garlic cloves
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 red chill finely chopped
  • 1 tsp crushed fennel seeds
  • 55g dark brown sugar
  • 300ml tomato ketchup
  • 50ml dark soy sauce
  • Salt & pepper


  • STEP 1
    Heat the olive oil in a saucepan, add the onion and garlic and fry until soft and fragrant.
  • STEP 2
    Add the finely chopped chilli, sugar and crushed fennel seeds. Cook until sugar melted making sure to stir often so it doesn't stick and burn.
  • STEP 3
    Add the soy sauce and tomato ketchup. Season with a little salt and pepper. Bring to the boil and simmer for around 5 minutes.
  • STEP 4
    Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  • STEP 5
    Serve as a dip with chunky wedges or use as a glaze on spare ribs/vegetables and cook in the oven or on a bbq.

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