"A friend of my mom's from Alabama gave her this recipe. It will keep in the refrigerator for several weeks. Remember to keep any sauce you use for brushing or basting meat separate from the rest, for food safety reasons!" — D.L. Mooney
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ground black pepper
distilled white vinegar
This "white sauce" was made famous at Big Bob Gibson's BBQ in North Alabama. Several things are left out in this recipe such as horseradish and apple cider vinegar. Let it sit for a few hours to overnight and it really melds the taste.
I made this exactly as written, but my brother in law was the only person brave enough to taste it. He said it was "ok" and nobody else would go near it.
I am from Decatur, Al where this recipe originated from. The original recipe is to use miracle whip instead of the mayo, and leave out the sugar. Be sure to put in lots of black pepper too.
I have eaten this sauce only in select BBQ restaurants in North Alabama. We don't live there anymore and can't find white BBQ anywhere! This is a wonderful taste of home.
Excellent - I've never had a mayo based BBQ sauce before but wanted to try some and am glad I did - I would cut down on the pepper a bit but other than that very good and worth trying.
This sauce is incredible.. the trick is to make it up..put it in the fridge and dont touch it for at least 24 to 36 hours..it takes that long for the flavors to mingle..if you taste it too early it is awful and too sweet. I did make it with 4 packages of splenda instead of sugar..I found that I like making a bowl of salad, adding a pile of bbq brisket on top, and using this as the salad dressing also
if you like to bbq this is a fantastic sauce, thanks to other reviewers i added extra black pepper and horseradish to it, used it on bbq chicken the first night then with smoked catfish the next night.
Steam some chunks of redskinned potatoes, then marinate them in this sauce for several hours or overnight. Thread on skewers and grill until warm and browned. Great with any meat.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
White BBQ Sauce
Serving Size: 1/24 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 24
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 131
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