Carolina-Style Barbecue Sauce
This tangy, vinegar and mustard based sauce, goes great with grilled pork or chicken. For best flavor, make one day in advance.
1 cup prepared yellow mustard
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
3/4 cup cider vinegar
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne
1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon liquid smoke (hickory flavoring)
- Mix all ingredients, except soy, butter and smoke in medium saucepan. Simmer 20 minutes.
- Stir in remaining ingredients and simmer for about 10 more minutes. Cool completely at room temperature. Refrigerate overnight to allow flavors to blend.
Makes about 3 cups sauce.