Mango-Apricot Grilling Sauce


Mango-Apricot Grilling Glaze

Mango-Apricot Grilling Sauce

This sweet mango-apricot fruit grilling sauce has a little heat and is perfect for brushing on to chicken, pork, fish, or tofu. Add it towards the end of grilling and it will cook right in. Make a little extra to serve as a table sauce.
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Course: Sauces
Cuisine: American BBQ, Fusion


  • 1 cup mango nectar
  • 1/3 cup apricot preserves
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 jalapeno pepper (seeded and finely chopped)
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch of salt


  • Place all sauce ingredients into a medium saucepan. Simmer over medium heat for 2 minutes, stirring often. Reduce heat to low and simmer for an additional 5-6 minutes until sauce can coat the back of a spoon.
  • Remove sauce from heat and cool for a 5 minutes before using. This glaze can also be used as a dipping sauce or table sauce.
  • If making ahead of time, store sauce in a jar or air tight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week after initial preparation. Rewarm before using. Discard any sauce that has come into contact with raw or undercooked meat.


Photo by: Sabrina Baksh

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