North Carolina BBQ Sauce

North Carolina Bbq Sauce Recipe

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Patrick Johnson


In Texas, we typically see the tomato based sausce with a peppery background. With the proliferation of regional food and traditions, I decided to give this one a shot. As a result, I typically serve BBQ two ways.

Strangely, each time I use this sauce, I loose the urge to use fowl language. Guess mom's technique of washing my mouth with vinegar worked.

★★★★★ 1 vote
yields about 2 1/2 cups
10 Min
Stove Top


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2 c
cider vinegar
1/4 c
1 Tbsp
hot sauce
1 Tbsp
red pepper flakes
2 tsp
liquid smoke
1 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce

How to Make North Carolina BBQ Sauce


  • 1Bring all ingredients to boil over medium heat whisking until combined.
  • 2Remove from heat and let cool.
  • 3Use as a baste or sauce on ribs, pulled pord, or brisket. The world is your playground.

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About North Carolina BBQ Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: Southern
Hashtags: #BBQ, #north carolina

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