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Carolina BBQ Pork Sauce

Rated as 3.18 out of 5 Stars

"In North Carolina, barbeque sauce is made with a vinegar base and ground red pepper. Pork is the meat of choice."
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Ingredients

20 m servings 15
Original recipe yields 16 servings (4 cups)

Directions

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  1. In a sauce pan, combine vinegar, ketchup, water and sugar. Season with salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper and red pepper flakes. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until sugar is dissolved.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 15 calories; 0.1 3.5 0.2 0 112 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Tasty! However, this is not TRUE North Carolina style BBQ sauce. I've lived in Sanford, Chocowinity, and Forest City and the BBQ is the same. There is NO tomato base at all. That is what mak...

Most helpful critical review

This recipie has way too much vinegar. I strongly recommend choosing another recipie.

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Tasty! However, this is not TRUE North Carolina style BBQ sauce. I've lived in Sanford, Chocowinity, and Forest City and the BBQ is the same. There is NO tomato base at all. That is what mak...

Great recipe! It simple with few ingredients, and tastes great! Perfect on the vinegar, that's what it's all about!

This recipie has way too much vinegar. I strongly recommend choosing another recipie.

I am from Eastern North Carolina and this is what it is all about, except we use apple cider vinegar, It is mostly used when grilling pork or chicken, you use it as a basting sauce through out t...

Almost there, but it needs Apple Cidar Vinegar and you mop it on the food as it's cooking. The distilled white vinegar makes it way too srong.

yeah!this is the good stuff. as for whether NC has a tomatoe based sauce or not- it depends on who is cooking and whether there is enough ketchup. as a NC native, have eaten it with and without ...

I don't know anything about Carolina BBQ, so I can't whether or not this is TRUE Carolina BBQ. What I can tell you, however, is that I thought there was, indeed, WAY TOO MUCH VINEGAR. I had to...

Oh my goodness, I think the only way a person could enjoy this sauce is if you enjoy drinking vinegar from the jug. Holy cats!!! I tried it and it's not for our taste. I think it would also b...

Far too much vinegar, far too liquidy.