Steven Raichlen's Barbecue! Bible


Mustard Barbecue Sauce

Adapted from Steven Raichlen's BBQ USA


  • Yield: Makes about 3 cups
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  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup Dijon mustard
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons hot sauce (preferably Crystal), or to taste
  • Coarse salt (kosher or sea) and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Step 1: Melt the butter in a heavy, nonreactive saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until soft but not brown, 3 minutes.

Step 2: Stir in the mustard, brown sugar, vinegar, water, and hot sauce. Simmer the sauce, uncovered, until thick and richly flavored, 6 to 10 minutes. Correct the seasoning, adding salt and pepper to taste. Note: In the unlikely case you have any mustard sauce left, store it in a clean jar in the refrigerator. It will keep for several weeks.

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