A sweet mustard-based BBQ sauce with a bit of a bite, excellent on chicken and pork. Also makes a great dipping sauce for chicken fingers! Baste on meat while grilling or serve on the side. Will store covered in refrigerator for 2 to 3 weeks.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
total:
10 mins
Servings:
32
Yield:
2 cups
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Ingredients

32
Original recipe yields 32 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Mix mustard, honey, brown sugar, cider vinegar, garlic powder, paprika, mustard, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper in a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Cover jar and shake until sauce is well combined.

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Nutrition Facts

31 calories; protein 0.4g 1% DV; carbohydrates 7g 2% DV; fat 0.3g 1% DV; cholesterolmg; sodium 118.1mg 5% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (11)

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Rating: 5 stars
09/04/2017
Spicy and sweet and just the right amount of thickness. I used some to marinate center thick cut pork chops and used the rest to coat after grilling. This recipe made almost as listed (I added 1 T onion powder but kept the rest of the listed ingredients the same) is going to be my go to recipe until I die. Read More
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13 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 4 stars
07/08/2017
This was a very good sauce I will definitely make it again. I only used 1 tablespoon of garlic powder I thought Two would be too much. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/04/2017
Spicy and sweet and just the right amount of thickness. I used some to marinate center thick cut pork chops and used the rest to coat after grilling. This recipe made almost as listed (I added 1 T onion powder but kept the rest of the listed ingredients the same) is going to be my go to recipe until I die. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/20/2017
Loved it....I followed the receipt exactly except I put all in saucepan and heated initially. Very simple and a very tasty change to the tomato based bbq sauce I normally make. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
02/04/2016
Quite tasty... it thickens up quite a bit overnight so do make it the night before Read More
Rating: 4 stars
08/04/2019
Good recipe different. I could not see shaking all in a jar so I heated slowly on the stovetop. Blended those flavors and allowed me to adjust to suit our bbq. Will make again thanks. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
05/20/2019
I used smoked paprika - amazing! Took the advice to cut to 1Tbs garlic powder and it is still very garlicky (and good) Hits all the flavor notes for me - tangy sweet and spicy (which you can dial up and down with the cayenne to your liking...my family is fairly wimpy so we just add a pinch). So good! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/20/2018
Sweet to start then tangy and finally the spice brings up the rear to really give this sauce a good finish Read More
Rating: 4 stars
05/04/2019
SC is the birthplace of mustard-based BBQ sauce having likely been concocted by the Bessinger family in the 1930's in Holly Hill SC. Although there is some argument that the Sweatman family was making a similar sauce in that same timeframe. This is a pretty good general recipe for a mustard sauce. I still prefer our family's version but if you make this one you'll find it both tasty and authentic. Enjoy Read More
Rating: 5 stars
05/31/2017
I was not expecting to like this so much! I was thinking it would taste just like a honey mustard sauce but it doesn't! The tang from the apple cider vinegar plus all the spices put's this over the top. I basted my chicken with the sauce before grilling and I had halved the recipe thinking this made a lot but I wish I would have just made as is because I didn't have anymore to baste while it was cooking. Oh well lesson learned. Next time!! Read More