This is pure eastern North Carolina BBQ Sauce at its best. Primarily used for saucing up that perfect pig at the family and friends pig pickin', this recipe can be used for other bbq favorites. With a twist of honey, this sauce is awesome on bbq chicken
INGREDIENTS (for 3 servings):
- 3 cups apple cider vinegar
- 1/4 cup red pepper flakes
- 1/4 cup ground black pepper
- 1/2 cup salt
- 1/2 cup ketchup
- 1 cup honey
In a saucepan, stir together the vinegar, red pepper flakes, pepper and salt. Bring to a boil. Stir in the ketchup and honey; reduce heat to low, and simmer for 30 minutes.
How to use:
For pig pickin's, make cuts into the meat the last 30 minutes of cooking and sauce the pig very generously.
For bbq chicken, brush on sauce the last 15 min of cooking.
For bbq pork chops, brush one side the last 30 minutes of cooking. With 15 minutes to go, flip pork chops and brush again.