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Carolina mustard sauce is the perfect complement to real pulled pork.
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carolina mustard sauce

Carolina mustard sauce comes from the heartland of pulled pork. Try it next time you make a batch.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: side
Cuisine: American
Keyword: carolina mustard sauce
Servings: 2 cups
Calories: 214kcal
Author: romain | glebekitchen


  • 1 cup yellow mustard - ballpark variety
  • 1 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp pure mild chili powder - New Mexican, Ancho or similar
  • 4 Tbsp brown sugar - or a bit more if you like it sweeter
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp Frank's red hot sauce - optional


  • Combine all the ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer.
  • Whisk as required to homogenize the sauce.
  • Let cool to room temperature.
  • Serve with pulled pork, smoke roasted pork or sausages.


Serving: 2cups | Calories: 214kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 5g | Sodium: 1902mg | Potassium: 368mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 1275IU | Vitamin C: 1.9mg | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 3.1mg