Alabama White Barbecue Sauce Recipe

White barbecue sauce
Joshua Bousel

On the surface, the idea of a tangy hot mayonnaise may not strike the mouthwatering response of its tomato-based brethren, but one taste and I'm sure you'll be sold.

Recipe Facts

Active: 10 mins
Total: 40 mins
Serves: 12 to 16 servings
Makes: 4 cups

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  • 2 cups mayonnaise

  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar

  • 1/2 cup apple juice

  • 2 teaspoons prepared horseradish

  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper

  • 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed juice from 1 lemon

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Place mayonnaise, vinegar, apple juice, horseradish, black pepper, lemon juice, salt, mustard powder, and cayenne pepper in a medium bowl and whisk to combine. Let sit for 30 minutes, then use immediately or transfer to a jar and store in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

    White barbecue sauce

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
195 Calories
21g Fat
2g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12 to 16
Amount per serving
Calories 195
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 26%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 257mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 3mg 17%
Calcium 6mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 31mg 1%
*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.)