Carolina-style Barbecue Sauce

Carolina-style Barbecue Sauce

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  • 3/4 cup yellow mustard
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 brown sugar
  • 1 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon hot paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon coarse sea or kosher salt


Combine ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Sauce can be used immediately or refrigerated for up to 1 month.

If you plan to use this sauce as a marinade, be sure to cool it in the refrigerator before adding the meat.