Spicy Carolina Barbecue Sauce

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 133 calories
    • Fat 4 g
    • Sat Fat 0 g
    • Cholesterol 0 mg
    • Sodium 299 mg
    • Protein 0 g
    • Carbohydrate 41 g
    • Sugar 36 g
    • Fiber 1 g
    • Iron 0 mg
    • Calcium 29 mg

Heat the oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until softened, 3 to 5 minutes. Add the mustard, honey, vinegar, red pepper, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon black pepper and bring to a simmer. Cook, stirring often, until slightly thickened, 4 to 6 minutes.Reserve half the sauce for dipping, if desired. Cook 1½ to 2 pounds of beef, pork, poultry, lamb, seafood, or tofu on a preheated grill to desired doneness. Brush on the sauce during the last 2 to 3 minutes of cooking.

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 tablespoon canola oil
  2. Check 1/2 small onion, chopped
  3. Check 1/2 cup spicy brown mustard
  4. Check 1/4 cup honey
  5. Check 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  6. Check 1/2 to 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  7. Check kosher salt and black pepper

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until softened, 3 to 5 minutes. Add the mustard, honey, vinegar, red pepper, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon black pepper and bring to a simmer. Cook, stirring often, until slightly thickened, 4 to 6 minutes.
  2. Reserve half the sauce for dipping, if desired. Cook 1½ to 2 pounds of beef, pork, poultry, lamb, seafood, or tofu on a preheated grill to desired doneness. Brush on the sauce during the last 2 to 3 minutes of cooking.