Carolina-Style Barbecue Sauces
There are different predominant flavors a Carolina barbecue sauce may take on, depending where you are (North Carolina, South Carolina, and even within the states there are bbq flavor varieties such as "Eastern" or "Western"!). Vinegar-based and tomato-based are the most commonly found. There are also mustard and pepper varieties. Some are more sweet while others have a tangy flavor.
North Carolina Barbecue Sauce Made with black pepper, cayenne pepper, chili powder, cider vinegar, onion, yellow mustard, brown sugar, butter, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce stovetop
North Carolina Vinegar Sauce Made with brown sugar, crushed red pepper, cider vinegar, water, salt, red pepper flakes, black pepper
Carolina Gold Made with garlic powder, black pepper, prepared mustard, brown sugar, tomato paste, apple cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, cayenne pepper stovetop NC Barbeque Sauce Made with brown sugar, red pepper flakes, cayenne pepper, salt, cider vinegar Mid-South Carolina Mustard Sauce Made with black pepper, cider vinegar, Dijon mustard, maple syrup or honey, Worcestershire sauce, hot red pepper sauce, vegetable oil, salt