Carolina Red Barbecue Secret Sauce


1/2 cup minced onion
1 tbs garlic powder
1 tbs vegetable or canola oil
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce
1 tbs Coleman's dry mustard
2 tbs dark brown sugar
2 tbs paprika
1 tbs kosher salt
1 tsp cayenne pepper
1 cup ketchup
In eastern North Carolina traditional barbecue sauce is all vinegar and spices with no tomato.This is a version that has tomato along with the traditional eastern North Carolina spices and it is sure to knock you socks off.

  • In a medium saucepan, saute the onion and garlic in oil until softened but not browned
  • Add all the remaining ingredients except for the ketchup an d bring to a simmer.
  • Stir in the ketchup and mix well.


20 min


2 min


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