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Mustard BBQ Sauce

Rated as 4.69 out of 5 Stars

"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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10 m servings 30
Original recipe yields 32 servings (2 cups)


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  1. 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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 30 calories; 0.3 7 0.4 0 118 Full nutrition

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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 add...

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.

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.

This turned out darker in color than other Carolina mustard sauces that I have eaten/made, but it is still delicious. As the recipe is written, it is very thick--almost like a paste. I added ext...

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 di...

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 wa...

Sweet to start, then tangy and finally the spice brings up the rear to really give this sauce a good finish

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.

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 ov...