South Carolina Mustard BBQ Sauce

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

This was a great memory of mine that my dad used to make.....unfortunately he kept all his recipes in his head and took them all to his grave with him. With the help of other ZAAR members and several other websites, this is what I was able to recreate. Awesome on pulled or chopped pork. Especially tasty when served on bakery fresh buns and pork!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients in small saucepan. Whisk to combine and occasionally while simmering for 20-30 minutes.
  2. Let cool before using.
  3. Save remainder in a sealed container in the refer. (I used a washed and rinsed out glass soy sauce bottle).
Most Helpful

5 5

Yep. Simple. Easy. Correct. Simplicity is the way we should cook. I cleaned the fridge a bit with mine, used honey Dijon, Bragg's organic cider vinegar, Clancy's special hot sauce, sambal olek, homemade dandelion honey versus the brown sugar. Came out PERFECT. This has the right proportions of ingredients so you can play. Bravo.

5 5

This is real S Carolina sauce. The ratio of mustard to vinegar is authentic. The Carolinas were settled mostly by Germans who often disliked tomatoes. Since vinegar and mustard are intregal flavor in many German dishes, Carolinas unique sauces were born

1 5

Awful! Inresearching other recipes, I found that the vinegar/mustard ration was wrong. It should be 1/4 cup vinegar, NOT 3/4 cup! I ruined a whole batch but will try again with the corrected recipe.