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Tangy Carolina-Style Barbeque Sauce

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This sauce is thinner, more tangy and less rich than your typical southwestern-style sauce. There is no molasses or tomato-based products in this sauce. This sauce works great on ribs, pulled pork, and chicken."
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40 m servings 61 cals
Original recipe yields 18 servings (2 1/2 cups)


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  1. Combine yellow mustard, cider vinegar, brown sugar, white sugar, water, vinegar, chili powder, black pepper, white pepper, cayenne pepper, and soy sauce in a saucepan over medium-low heat; cook and stir until flavors blend, about 20 minutes. Add butter and liquid smoke flavoring and simmer for 10 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 61 calories; 2.2 g fat; 10.1 g carbohydrates; 0.7 g protein; 3 mg cholesterol; 182 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Granted, the sauce was a little thin, but its just my family's preference to have a thicker sauce. Had this with pulled pork sandwiches, and cannot wait to try it as a wing sauce! I am so glad...

I made this sauce for party and used it on Ribs, Wings, and Pulled Pork. It was great on all 3. Only modification I made is using 2/3 cup regular French's mustard and a 1/3rd Bartmen Ball Ba...

Delicious. I have heard about the BBQ sauce wars for years and always had wanted to try a Carolina style sauce. This was wonderful. tangy and very nice. Will I give up tomato based ones? No.. s...

One word AWESOME. Made it for pulled pork for a party. It was a tremendous hit everyone loved it. Make no changes it just perfect.

My husband has IBS so I was looking for a good traditional BBQ recipe that didn't use garlic, onion, etc. This has worked out so well for us. The only change I make is I don't use the cayenne a...

Used this on pork spare ribs, I thought I would have to make another batch for my super picky 9yr old who likes a certain "sweet BBQ" store bought sauce. We ALL loved it, and the picky one said ...