Uncle Elzie Powell's Bar-B-Que Sauce

Uncle Elzie Powell's Bar-b-que Sauce Recipe

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Kathleen Hagood

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I usually refer to this sauce as my daddy's, but he got the recipe from his brother, my uncle Elzie, who according to the story, got the recipe from a man who sold barbecue, but the man would only share this recipe and sell him the rub. (He would not share the rub recipe.) I have many fond memories of eating smoked brisket or cabrito at my dad's and topping it with this sauce. This is the original recipe, but daddy added more heat by increasing the cayenne. It would be great with a little fresh jalapeno as well.

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Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 1 bottle
    a-1 steak sauce (bottle-15 oz.)
  • 1 bottle
    catsup (20 oz.)
  • 1
    lemon, cut into pieces
  • 2 Tbsp
    garlic salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    red pepper, ground
  • 1/2 c
    vinegar (he used white, but apple cider is better.)
  • 1 Tbsp
    salt
  • 3 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 2 c
    water (i want to try dark beer for at least part of this liquid.)

How to Make Uncle Elzie Powell's Bar-B-Que Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. Place all ingredients together in a large pot on top of the stove, and bring heat up to simmer. Simmer 45 minutes. Store in large jars in the fridge.

    This is great over beef brisket!

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About Uncle Elzie Powell's Bar-B-Que Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Southern
Hashtags: #barbecue, #sauce




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