South Carolina Sauce

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Submitted by Donna Roper, Clinton County Electric Cooperative, Inc.

South Carolina Sauce

Course Sauce
Cuisine American


  • 2/3 c. yellow mustard
  • 1/2 c. White sugar
  • 1/4 c. light brown sugar
  • 1 c. cider vinegar
  • 2 T. Chili powder
  • 1 t. Black pepper
  • 1 t. white pepper
  • 1/4 t. Cayenne pepper
  • 4-5 drops Tabasco sauce
  • 1/2 t. soy sauce
  • 2 T. butter


  • Combine all ingredients except soy sauce and butter in saucepan. Simmer 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in soy sauce and butter. Refrigerate when cooled.
  • Use as a basting sauce for barbecued meat or as a condiment when serving grilled pork, beef or chicken.


Note: My family uses it for every kind of meat and for French fries or onion rings. I usually gift this to a man or family and add meat with the gift. I put it in a glass jar with a ribbon on it. It’s something different and I have gotten many requests after they try it.