Coffee Baste

¼ cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
½ cup strong black coffee
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons white vinegar

Combine brown sugar and cornstarch in a saucepan. Mix in the coffee soy sauce and vinegar. Cook, stirring until the mixture boils and thickens. Baste the meat with the coffee mixture while cooking on the grill.

Satay Peanut Baste

½ cup crunchy peanut butter
½ cup coconut cream
1 tablespoon curry powder
¼ teaspoon chili powder
2 tablespoons lemon juice
3 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon soy sauce

Mix ingredients together. Brush meat liberally with the mix during cooking on the grill.

Spicy Italian Rub

1 tablespoon paprika
½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
½ teaspoon chili powder
½ teaspoon dried marjoram
½ teaspoon dried basil
½ teaspoon dried thyme
2 teaspoons onion stock powder

Mix all ingredients except the oil together. Brush meat with oil and coat with the herb mixture. Cook on the grill.

Pineapple Baste

1 tablespoon cornstarch
½ cup pineapple juice
1 teaspoon prepared whole seed mustard
1 tablespoon white vinegar
1 tablespoon brown sugar

Mix cornstarch to a paste with a little of the pineapple juice. Mix pineapple juice, mustard, vinegar and brown sugar together in a small saucepan. Bring to the boil. Stir in the cornstarch mixture and cook stirring until the baste thickens. Cool. Pour over ham steaks making sure both sides are covered. Leave to stand for 20 minutes. Cook the ham steaks on the grill until heated through, basting with the pineapple mixture during cooking.

Orange Glaze

1 clove garlic
½ cup orange marmalade
1 tablespoon orange juice
½ teaspoon ground ginger

Crush , peel, and finely chop garlic. Mix garlic and other ingredients together. Baste meat with the mix 2 or 3 times during grilling.

Thai Coriander Rub

2 cloves garlic
¼ cup chopped fresh coriander
½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 teaspoons grated root ginger
1 tablespoon curry powder
¼ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon garam masala

Crush, peel and finely chop garlic. Place the ingredients together in a small bowl or mortar and grind together with a pestle or hard flat implement. Brush meat with oil and rub the coriander mixture over the surfaces. Cook on the grill.