Traditional North Carolina BBQ Sauce
The Essential Pulled Pork Sauce Recipe
This traditional North Carolina BBQ sauce recipe is intended to be served with North Carolina Pulled Pork. While amazingly square and simple, this classic hot and sour brew has the power to raise the dead...
Keep away from children and fresh paint!
Traditional Eastern North Carolina barbecue sauce, ready for use
Eastern North Carolina?
In case you didn't know: believe it or not, but the barbecue tradition of "Eastern" North Carolina (the flat coastal region) is completely different from the western half of the state of North Carolina (the hilly "Piedmond") where they add ketchup to their sauce...
And please do not mix them up with South Carolina, where - in the eyes of all North Carolinians - the barbecue tradition is doubtful, and where the sauce is spoiled by adding mustard...
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NC BBQ Sauce Ingredients
For this Traditional North Carolina barbecue sauce recipe you need the following ingredients:
|Fresh Red Chile Pepper, crushed or minced|
|Black Peppercorns, ground medium-coarse|
We like to finely chop the fresh red pepper to split most of the seeds, and then crush it to release the full aroma.
NC BBQ Sauce Preparation
Preparation of this Traditional North Carolina BBQ sauce recipe is real easy:
Chop and crush the red chile pepper;
Add all ingredients in a bottle or sealable jar, shake well to blend aromas;
Let rest overnight (keeps well outside the fridge), shake regularly;
Shake well before use
The PitBoss Suggests:
We tested the traditional Eastern North Carolina Barbecue Sauce on North Carolina Pulled Pork. A sure winner!
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