Finger Lickin’ Recipes
The savory taste of Mama Lou’s Original Recipe has been making our mouth water for decades. Here are some of our favorite Mama Lou’s recipes.

Baked Barbecue Chicken

  • 1 Bottle Mama Lou’s Original Recipe BBQ Sauce (18oz)
  • 4 Boneless chicken breasts

Preheat oven to 325°. Place chicken breasts in 8 x 8 baking dish. Pour 1/2 bottle over chicken. Bake 1/2 hour, flip chicken and bake 15 min more until done. Use remaining sauce for dipping.

Side suggestions: mashed potatoes (use baked sauce for gravy. Yum!), asparagus w/h hollandaise sauce or grean beans and wheat rolls.
An amazing taste experience!!!!

Pork Tenderloin Dip

  • 1 Bottle Mama Lou’s Original Recipe BBQ Sauce (18oz)
  • 2-4 lb Pork tenderloin

Start with a 2-4 pound pork tenderloin. Hand rub with salt and pepper. Cook as desired (grilling is recommended). Cut into 1/2″ strips. Dip in Mama Lou’s Original Recipe and enjoy!

Side Suggestions : grilled corn on the cob, fresh greens salad
Friends and Family give this one two thumbs up!

Grilled Volcanic Party Wings

  • 1 Bottle Mama Lou’s Original Recipe BBQ Sauce (18oz)
  • 5 lbs Chicken Wings
  • 1 Bottle Texas Pete (4 oz)

Mix Mama Lou’s with Texas Pete and set aside. Place “naked” wings on hot grill. Cook on med-high heat for minutes or until skin is fairly crispy. Turn wings. Lower heat to low-med, start basting wings with sauce mix. Turn wings and baste at 15 minute intervals until fully cooked. YUM!!!!!!!

Recommended sides: celery stacks, and lots of water. Grilled zucchini is a great addition to this awesome meal! This makes a great hors d’oeuvre for parties!

Best Burger Contest Winner

  • 2 lbs Ground Beef
  • 1 TB Bottle Mama Lou’s Original Recipe BBQ Sauce
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1 1/2 tsp cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Black pepper to taste

Combine ground beef, Cajun seasoning, salt, pepper, cheese and Worcestershire together. Divide into six patties and grill till done. Place burger on warm bun and top with Mama Lou’s bbq sauce, tomato, lettuce and onion. Serve with your favorite sides and enjoy a summertime icon with local flavor.

**Winning recipe submitted by Bill Marett of Marion’s Catering in Wilmington, NC
**WECT 6 with Bob Townsend and Chef Skip Wascobi demonstrated this on June 30, 2009.


  • 1 standard size pork shoulder
  • 1 18 oz bottle Mama Lou’s original recipe
  • 2 tbls Honey
  • Crock pot
  • 9×9 baking pan
  • Aluminum foil
  • Saran wrap

Place pork shoulder in crock pot on high for 10hours. Remove from crock pot and remove fat and bones. Remaining liquid is strained and chilled to remove fat. Let shoulder cool then shred using 2 forks. Mix remaining liquids with 1 bottle of Mama Lou’s and pour over shredded pork. Place in 9×9 pan and drizzle honey over top. Cover with foil and bake @ 350o for about 45 minutes or until hot. Serve warm and enjoy!!!!!!!! This one is a real crowd pleaser!

Mama Lou’s Chicken Pizza

  • 1/3 bottle of Mama Lou’s BBQ Sauce
  • 1 lb boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 can pineapple (crushed or chunks)
  • 1 block of pepper jack cheese
  • (shredded)
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 1 packaged thin crust pizza crust

Cut up chicken breasts into cubes and season with your favorite seasonings. Cook in skillet until done.

Follow instructions on pizza crust package for preheating oven and cook time. Using spatula, spread Mama Lou’s BBQ sauce on crust. Place cooked chicken breast cubes, diced onion, and pineapple on pizza crust. Top with shredded pepper jack cheese. Place in oven to cook.