"This barbeque sauce is used for East Carolina pulled pork. It can be used as a marinade, or add a little corn starch and make it into a thick mop sauce or basting sauce." — GRIZZLY_JIMM
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I spent 6 months in Eastern N. Carolina 25 years ago and learned this recipe from a senior citizen. This is the best barbacue sauce I had ever eaten. Since then I had forgotten how to make it. I have been looking for this recipe for over 20 years!
I was confused when I read this recipe. All the barbeque I've eaten in eastern Carolina hasn't had butter in it, that's for sure. I wasn't sure about the other ingredients. Decided to take a chance on this recipe, and was disappointed with the results. This isn't what I'm looking for. It was edible, but didn't have the right balance of flavors, and the greasy slick the butter left on top was just plain wrong. This may be authentic in some part of eastern Carolina, but apparently not the part I've visited.
I am from NC and looked for a good BBQ sauce--this is it. Spicy and vinegary! Let it sit in the fridge for 3 weeks or more for it to be good. It's the real deal.
My entire clan hales from Eastern NC and I'm ashamed to admit how much pulled pork barbeque I've consumed. The Eastern NC barbeque "sauce" is mostly comprised of vinegar and red pepper and it is a marinade. It doesn't need butter, the pig supplies all the fat needed. This is NOT the real McCoy. If you go to the NC pork web page, you can find the real thing since pork is one of NC's biggest agricultural products.
Fabulous! I am a native North Carolinian living in frigid Minnesota.. missing this BBQ and sweet tea- that's for sure! But i am also SUPER lazy and found a sauce that is close to these ingredients- minus the brown suger at Target- Archer Farms Carolina BBQ marinade- it's good! not as good as this, but close..
I have been looking for an Eastern NC Barbeque Sauce recipe for a long time. This recipe is wonderful! Tastes like the real mccoy!
Terrific!! My family loves this as the sauce for pulled pork.
tastes the same as when we would to fla when i was young. we would stop and get the best bbq on the east coast!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
East Carolina Barbeque Sauce
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 72
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