There are many sauces you can buy to accompany your grilled meats.
However, nothing beats a good homemade sauce.
There are recipes for all sorts of sauces, depending on your preference and taste. Some recipes vary according to country, and even state.
Sauces used for grilling meat can be traced back to the early settlers in the US.
They arrived from countries such as Germany, France and the United Kingdom. They all brought their own flavors and ingredients with them. These ultimately influenced the sauces we use today.
But which are the best?
Let’s look at some of the favorite recipes from a few US states.
This classic sauce has a tangy flavor and a distinct yellow color.
The main base of the sauce is mustard. This was introduced in this area from Germany and has remained popular ever since. It’s an excellent sauce to accompany tender, pulled pork or juicy chicken.
This easy sauce requires no cooking and will keep for over a month in the refrigerator - ready for your next grilling session.
This vinegar-based sauce is perfect for cutting through the fattiness of pork ribs or a pork shoulder. It can even be used for a whole suckling pig. Used in two ways, you can baste the meat while it’s cooking, or serve it as a dip.
It will help cleanse that fatty taste you might get from these cuts of meats. It will also enhance their flavor during the grilling process.
This versatile sauce is the perfect accompaniment for any type of meat.
It is particularly good for basting a beef brisket on the grill, and for dipping afterwards. Try it instead of your regular sauce on burgers and sandwiches.