Makes about 2 1/4 cups
|1/4||cup dark rum, or more to taste|
|1/4||cup dark brown sugar, or more to taste|
|1/4||cup fresh lime juice, or more to taste|
|3||tablespoons soy sauce, or more to taste|
|2||tablespoons orange juice (reserved from rib recipe)|
|1/2||teaspoon ground cinnamon|
|1/2||teaspoon ground nutmeg|
|2 to 3||tablespoons water|
2. Stir in the ketchup and 2 tablespoons of water. Let the sauce simmer gently for 6 to 10 minutes or until thick and flavorful. Taste for seasoning and add more rum, brown sugar, lime juice, or soy sauce, or the remaining 1 tablespoon water, if you like.
3. Let the sauce cool to room temperature before serving. Or cover and refrigerate for several weeks. Let it come to room temperature before serving.
Adapted from ``Raichlen on Ribs"