Eastern North Carolin BBQ

Eastern North Carolin Bbq Recipe

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Heidi Howenstine


This is my honey's favorite sauce. We searched high and low for just the right sauce and this is the closest I have been able to find that lives up to Smithfield's famous bbq. I use it to cook pulled pork in the crock pot, and then to pour over the meat after. It can be a little spicy, so you have to be careful! The longer it sits in the fridge the tastier, and spicier, it gets.

★★★★★ 1 vote
15 Min


2 qt
cider vinegar
1/4 tsp
2 Tbsp
cayenne pepper
3 Tbsp
red pepper flakes
1 c
brown sugar
1 Tbsp
hot sauce

How to Make Eastern North Carolin BBQ


  • 1Mix all ingredients until salt and sugar dissolve.
  • 2Cover and let sit for at least 3 hrs.
  • 3Use to cook, or to baste, or dip, or anything!

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About Eastern North Carolin BBQ

Course/Dish: Marinades, Other Sauces, Pork
Hashtags: #BBQ, #carolina