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Carolina Bbq Sauce Recipe

Carolina BBQ Sauce Recipe

This Carolina-style BBQ sauce recipe is the perfect flavor component to complete your grilled chicken or pulled pork dishes.
4 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 72 kcal


  • Whisk
  • Large bowl
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons


  • ¾ cup yellow mustard
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp ketchup
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 cloves cloves garlic grated
  • ¼ cup onion grated
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp chili powder


  • Whisk the mustard, maple syrup, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, onion, salt, and chili powder in a large bowl. 
  • Pour the Carolina BBQ sauce into a saucepot and cook it for 5-10 minutes, periodically stirring until it thickens slightly. 
  • Remove the Carolina barbeque sauce from the heat and allow it to cool completely. 
  • Pour the Carolina BBQ sauce into an airtight container to allow the flavors to blend together in the fridge overnight.
  • Shake the Carolina bbqsauce before serving. 


Serving: 52gCalories: 72kcalProtein: 16.92gFat: 0.58gSaturated Fat: 0.044gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.148gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.35gTrans Fat: 0.001gSodium: 411mgPotassium: 95mgFiber: 0.8gSugar: 14.37gVitamin A: 100IUVitamin C: 1.2mgCalcium: 32mgIron: 0.43mg
Keyword carolina bbq sauce
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