Carolina Barbecue Sauce 2 Ways

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Dec. 16, 2021

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For pepper hot sauce:
Distilled vinegar 250 Milliliter (1 cup)
Apple cider vinegar 125 Milliliter (1/2 cup)
Lemon 1 (juiced and shell)
Brown sugar 1 Tablespoon (15 ml)
Hot sauce 2 Tablespoon (30 ml)
Salt 1 Teaspoon (1 tsp)
Paprika 1 Teaspoon (5 ml)
Cayenne 1/2 Teaspoon (2 ml)
Red pepper flakes 1 Teaspoon (5 ml)
Black pepper 1 Tablespoon (15 ml)
For carolina mustard bbq sauce:
Yellow mustard 1 Cup (16 tbs) (250 ml)
Honey 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (60 ml)
Apple cider vinegar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (125 ml)
Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon (30 ml)
Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon (30 ml)
Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon (15 ml)
Black pepper 2 Teaspoon (10 ml)
Salt 1 Teaspoon (5 ml)
Hot sauce 1 Tablespoon (15 ml)



1. Combine all ingredients in a medium-sized saucepan.

2. Cook over low heat, stirring frequently for 10-15 minutes.

3. You aren't 'cooking' the sauce, just heating it so that the sugars dissolve and the flavours meld.

4. Remove from heat, allow to cool, then transfer to a lidded jar.

5. In the case of the pepper sauce - remove the lemon shells.


6. Use as required.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes