Turn any ordinary recipe into a finger-licking specialty with this sweet and tangy bourbon sauce. No lie, that this is a real crowd pleaser that everyone will enjoy once they have one bite! This sauce is a popular condiment with everyone because mustard (the main ingredient) is used all over the world like Africa, Europe, The Mediterranean, and Asia, making it the most widely used spice and condiment in the world! The addition of brown sugar, black pepper and, of course, bourbon turns plain yellow mustard into everyone's new condiment of choice.
You are going to spoil your guests so much that they won’t be able to imagine having any foods without this yummy yellow dipping sauce. You’ll definitely have to give yourself a pat on the back because everything tastes better (and sometimes healthier) when it is homemade (no corn fructose syrup). The steps below show you how to make bourbon sauce in as easy as counting 1-2-3. With only just 4 ingredients you can make this secret sauce: bourbon, brown sugar (if you use honey add it along with the mustard), black pepper, and yellow mustard.
This mustard BBQ sauce recipe that makes a tantalizing mustard BBQ sauce dip or bourbon BBQ sauce dip for the following dishes: Chili Cured Pork Belly, Beer Can Cabbage, and Pork Ribs. This sauce is great on smoked meats or other smoky dishes! How about dipping sliced Brisket Burnt Ends Smoked Sausage into this yellow BBQ sauce? Of course, you can use it as a flavor-enhancer as a marinade sauce with any other meats too like baked salmon, poultry, or other vegetables. In fact, this sauce also makes a great cover up for even bland foods that needs some butt-kicking flavor. In that case, make a jar full of mustard bourbon sauce for later use. Let your homemade mustard flavors become rich in depth by letting it sit on the shelf or fridge over long period of time.
Other bourbon recipes replace honey over brown sugar – try both and see which one fits your preference.
Finger foods never tasted so sweet yet savory with this mustard BBQ sauce. With so many possibilities, the real question is which smoked meats will you be tagging to this bourbon BBQ sauce?
1/4 Cup Bourbon
1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
1 Tsp Black Pepper
2 Cups Yellow Mustard
Place brown sugar, bourbon and black pepper into a sauce pan. Heat over a medium high flame and simmer bourbon and sugar until most of the liquid is evaporated 2 minutes. Be careful not to flame bourbon.
Remove from the heat and add mustard, whisk together until smooth. Cool and store in the refrigerator.
Will hold for 2 weeks chilled.