How To Make The 3 Classic American Barbecue Sauces

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South Carolina is known to produce some of the finest barbecue sauce in America. We’ve found you a classic Carolina mustard sauce that’s tart and fresh.

This delicious sauce is best used on pulled pork, chicken and ribs.

Classic South Carolina Mustard Sauce
Makes approximately 2 cups


  • 3/4 cup yellow mustard
  • 3/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Louisiana hot sauce (to taste)



  • Combine all ingredients in small saucepan. Whisk to combine and occasionally while simmering for 20-30 minutes.
  • Let cool before serving


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