How to Make Best Odds Pulled Pork Table Sauce

Table sauce
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Ratings (68)
  • Total: 20 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: about 2 1/4 cups (36 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
10 Calories
0g Fat
2g Carbs
0g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Traditional barbecue pork or pulled pork is served with a sauce on the side. This table classic combination of cider vinegar for sour, brown sugar for sweet, tomato for color, and cayenne for heat.


  • 1 1/2 cups apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons mustard
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and simmer while stirring until the sugar dissolves.

  2. Remove from heat and serve warm.

  3. If making ahead of time, store in an airtight plastic or glass container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. You can also store in the freezer for a few months.

  4. Serve with your favorite pulled pork recipe and enjoy!