Smoky BBQ Sauce

This delicious and tangy BBQ sauce recipe features Hop Barons Pork Seasoning for a smoky and slightly spicy twist. The combination of ketchup, yellow mustard, and honey provides a balance of sweet and tangy flavors while the Hop Barons Pork Seasoning adds a smoky and slightly spicy kick. This sauce is perfect for marinating chicken or pork before grilling, or for using as a dipping sauce for ribs, brisket, or pulled pork. It can also be used as a condiment for burgers or hot dogs. This recipe makes about 2 cups of sauce and can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Yield: 6 servings


1 cup ketchup 1 packet Hop Barons Mustard Pork Seasoning
1/2 cup yellow mustard 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar Salt and pepper; to taste
1/4 cup honey


1. In a medium saucepan, whisk together the ketchup, yellow mustard, apple cider vinegar, and honey until smooth.

2. Add the Hop Barons Mustard BBQ Rub & Seasoning and garlic powder to the saucepan and stir to combine.

3. Bring the sauce to a simmer over medium heat, stirring frequently.

4. Reduce the heat to low and let the sauce simmer for about 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until it has thickened slightly.

5. Season the sauce with salt and pepper to taste.

6. Let the sauce cool to room temperature before using it as a marinade or dipping sauce for your favorite meats.