If you’ve ever had the opportunity to peek at the pits aNamed for the fact that it is literally applied to meat with a mop, this once top secret mop sauce was a favorite of Texas BBQ legend Walter Jetton.t an old school Texas BBQ joint then you have most likely encountered massive amounts of meat being brushed with a top secret liquid at various points during the smoking process. Unlike thick BBQ sauce, this basting solution is thin and watery and is usually applied with a mop (hence the name).
Want to give it a shot during your next cookout? Here is a recipe from the late Walter Jetton, President LBJ’s pitmaster of choice.
These recipes were created in US Customary measurements and the conversion to metric is being done by calculations. They should be accurate, but it is possible there could be an error. If you find one, please let us know in the comments at the bottom of the page
- Prep. Combine all ingredients in a large pot.
- Cook. Warm the mop over medium-low heat and baste meat as needed. Alternatively, the marks sauce can't be refrigerated overnight before using in order to allow the flavors to meld further.