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
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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