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Eastern Carolina BBQ Sauce

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen

This vinegar based sauce gets an extra helping of tang from mustard powder and a healthy dose of sweetness from molasses and brown sugar. It's perfect for traditional Carolina BBQ, a.k.a. chopped or pulled pork.

Serving Suggestions

Serve with pulled pork, chicken or burgers.

Ingredients

4 tsp. cornstarch

4 tsp. cold water

1.5 cups apple cider vinegar

2 Tbsp. molasses

¼ cups dark brown sugar


½ cups butter



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  • Regular Yellow Mustard Powder

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  • Carolina High Country BBQ Rub

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Directions

Mix cornstarch with cold water and set aside. Next, mix together remaining ingredients in a large saucepan, place over medium-high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and slowly drizzle in cornstarch and water mixture. Stir and simmer for 1 to 2 min. until slightly thickened. Remove from heat. Serve warm or at room temperature.