Carolina-Style BBQ Sauce. Carolina Mustard BBQ Sauce is particular delicious when served with pulled pork on a bun, topped with crunchy coleslaw. It is also wonderful spooned over grilled pork chops or grilled chicken. I've also enjoyed it over smoked pork ribs, where the tanginess really shines.
It is on the hot side, so you may wish to adjust the cayenne pepper and Tabasco™ sauce for milder flavor. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, then pour into a bowl and allow to cool at room temperature. You'll never forget your first taste of Carolina Q BBQ sauces! You can have Carolina-Style BBQ Sauce using 16 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Carolina-Style BBQ Sauce
- Prepare 3 Tbs. of olive oil.
- It’s 1/2 of yellow onion, finely chopped.
- Prepare 2 of jalapeno peppers, finely chopped.
- It’s 2-3 cloves of garlic, smashed.
- You need 1.5 cup of apple cider vinegar.
- Prepare 1 bottle (32 oz.) of ketchup.
- It’s 1 cup of BBQ sauce, store brand.
- Prepare 6 Tbs. of dark mustard.
- You need 2 Tbs. of Worcestershire sauce.
- Prepare 1 tablespoon of lemon juice.
- Prepare 1 tablespoon of lime juice.
- Prepare 1 can (8 oz.) of pineapple bits.
- You need 1/2 cup of molasses.
- Prepare Dash of paprika & thyme.
- Prepare Dash of salt & pepper.
- Prepare Dash of red pepper flakes.
Grilled Chicken with South Carolina BBQ Sauce pairs zesty, mustard-based South Carolina-style barbecue sauce with grilled chicken. Local pride is on the line. Sauce-wise, I'm mostly stateless and am just as happy with North Carolina-style vinegar sauce as I am with a Kansas City sauce made. Unlike North Carolina bbq sauce, which is vinegar based with ketchup, brown sugar or molasses; the Carolina Mustard BBQ Sauce is based with mustard, vinegar sugar and/or honey, and spices.
Carolina-Style BBQ Sauce instructions
- Add oil to a heated 3 quart pot over medium heat. Add the onions and peppers and sauté them for 3-4 minutes. Add the garlic and mix..
- Add all the liquid ingredients (but not the fruit & molasses) to the pot and simmer for 30 minutes over medium-low heat..
- Add the fruit pieces and very lightly blend the sauce using an immersion blender (or a blender in batches). Add the molasses and simmer this for 45 minutes on low-medium heat..
- While simmering, season with spices to taste as the sauce slowly thickens. Place in a large container when done. Refrigerate to further the thickening process before using..
I like to have multiple sauces at my parties so my friends have a variety to choose from. I grew up with tomato-based KC-style BBQ sauce but after moving to North Carolina I learned to love this mustard-based Carolina BBQ sauce! Louis or Kansas City barbecue sauce is a rich, thick, smoky tomato-based sauce that went great on ribs and chicken. Carolina BBQ Sauce for Pulled Pork is a great apple cider vinegar based recipe. #bbqsauce #BBQ #carolinabbqsauce #vinegar #pulledpork #lowcarb The BBQ Sauce is a competition style Sweet and Heat sauce, it starts with some heat and delivers an exciting sweetness to keep you interested. To my fellow North Carolina style BBQ aficionados, this stuff is the real deal.