Texas Hillbilly Mop Sauce

Hillbilly Barbecue Mop
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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 20 mins
Serving: 1 serving
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
2584 Calories
221g Fat
158g Carbs
13g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 2584
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 221g 284%
Saturated Fat 31g 153%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 2087mg 91%
Total Carbohydrate 158g 58%
Dietary Fiber 31g 111%
Total Sugars 70g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 535mg 2,677%
Calcium 519mg 40%
Iron 20mg 110%
Potassium 3644mg 78%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This fantastic mop recipe ​works well on beef (and pretty much anything!) and has no sugar so you don't have to worry about it burning.


  • 2 cups vinegar

  • 1 cup olive oil

  • 2/3 cup Worcestershire sauce

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 2 lemons, halved and pulped

  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce

  • 6 leaf bay leaves, crushed

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 tablespoon paprika

  • 1 tablespoon chili powder

Steps to Make It

  1. Place all ingredients in a large pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.

  2. Once sauce has cooked, remove from heat and allow to cool slightly. Use the mop on meat every hour during the cooking process.

    If making ahead of time, simply cool mixture to room temperature, place in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator. The mixture will keep for three days after initial preparation. To use after being refrigerated, warm mixture, but do not boil. Then, use as directed.