St Louis-Style Barbecue Sauce

If you like a sauce that’s a little more tangy than a traditional Kansas City style sauce, this is the sauce for you. The mustard and added vinegar make this the perfect combination of sweet and tangy. This is perfect for pulled pork or smoked chicken.

By Matthew Eads, Grillseeker
Serves 3.5 cups
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  • 3 cups ketchup
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup yellow mustard
  • 2 tbsp Worcester sauce
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp allspice

Combine all ingredients in a medium-sized sauce pan. Place over low heat and whisk together until thoroughly combined. Cover and allow sauce to simmer at a very low temperature for an hour, stirring occasionally. Turn off heat, and allow the sauce to cool to room temperature before putting them in a glass jar and refrigerating.