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Peace N Hominy Q Shack
Vinegar Q Sauce

MEAT and POULTRY

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YIELD

Approximately 2 cups

INGREDIENTS

Vinegar, ketchup, mustard, or some combination. Depending on your location in the Carolinas, you can walk into a local restaurant that specializes in meat cooked long and slow and find one of these flavor-enhancers. (Don’t even talk about dry-rub BBQ. It’s tasty, but it’s not ours, if you know what I mean.)

We’ve been thinking about Eastern NC vinegar-based sauce and wishing we had an authentic recipe. Here it is: Vinegar Q Sauce, from the nice folks at Peace N Hominy Q Shack, in Belmont, NC. Slather it on your pork for an intense flavor, but don’t limit yourself. We’ve tried it on chicken and even a grilled swordfish. It’s all good.

2 cups white vinegar
½ cup ketchup
1 tablespoon sea salt or pink salt
1 tablespoon white sugar
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon hot sauce (Texas Pete or other favorite)

PREPARATION & METHOD

Blend all into saucepan.

Bring to boil and then simmer for 10 mins.

Cool completely, uncovered.

Put in Mason jar. No refrigeration needed. Will hold for up to three months. Shake well before using.

MORE INFO

Belmont is a small town just west of Charlotte, which is a city known for its great restaurants. So why do folks make that short drive away from the Queen City, to Belmont and the Peace N Hominy Q Shack? The food, of course. They’ve been featured on food shows and in articles, and with good reason.

Peace N Hominy Q Shack has earned its certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor. When you visit, try the Jalapeno slaw with your meat. Then, cool things down with banana pudding.

www.peacenhominy.com

Lots to see and do in Belmont and Gaston County.


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