Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Pulled Pork Sandwiches



On a recent road trip, we stopped off at an ABC restaurant where I had my first pulled pork sandwich. I loved it! On the same weekend, I found a recipe in the July issue of Woman’s World, called Carolina Pulled Pork sandwiches. I’ve changed it up a bit, but however you make it, you won’t be disappointed. It is a perfect no ‘fuss meal’ to serve for a larger group.

Ingredients:
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 - 3 lbs. pork shoulder blade roast
  • 1 Tbsp dry fajita seasoning
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dry mustard

Method:

  1. Place onion and garlic in bottom of 3-qt slow cooker. Top with pork. Sprinkle with seasoning.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together ketchup, sugar, cornstarch, vinegar and salt, until smooth.
  3. Pour over pork. Cover and cook on low about 8-10 hours. (to have it done in 8 hours, I cooked it on high for the first couple of hours.)
  4. Transfer pork to a plate, reserving sauce in slow cooker. Cool slightly.
  5. Using two forks, shred pork into bite sized pieces. Return to slow cooker, mixing with sauce and keep warm.
Serving suggestion: Serve on large buns with coleslaw and baked beans.

14 comments:

  1. This sounds so good. It's on the agenda for this weekend -- if I can wait that long. Jan

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  2. Sounds wonderful. I L-O-V-E pulled pork!

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  3. You've solved my dilemma about what to fix for the weekend. Looks declicious! Thanks. :)

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  4. I haven't tried pulled pork with fajita seasoning..must try that next time. We also enjoy pulled beef or chicken.

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  5. Sounds very good. I love pulled pork sandwiches...

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  6. Hi...This recipe for pulled pork sounds yummy! Do you happen to know if Woman's World magazine is still in circulation? Thanks and I can't wait to try this..:)

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  7. Ohhhh...that looks delish! I love pulled pork :)

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  8. This looks great! I love pulled pork but sometimes my stomach doesn't like it. Recently I tried turkey and it was great! I posted the recipe (along with a few others) on my blog yesterday. Feel free to stop on by and take a look!! :)

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  9. Elaine,
    I got the recipe from the July issue of this year. All the best.

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  10. Pulled pork is really good done in the slow cooker. Here they like to serve it with the coleslaw in the sandwich and I have seen recipes the same. I like it without.

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  11. I have never had pulled pork sandwich, but this sounds yummy!

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  12. Pulled pork sandwiches are a favortie with my kids, but I have to try it next time with the fajita mix.

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  13. I used this recipe and added a little bbq sauce and it was awesome. My husband was dying to have me try it and I am so glad I did.

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  14. Debbie W in ChilliwackJune 27, 2011 at 7:18 AM

    I used this to feed a crowd of 20 (with some farmer sausage as back-up ;)) - it was awesome - used a pork roast and saved the cornstarch until the end (while I shredded the meat put the slowcooker on high and added the cornstarch). Also added some homemade smoky, chipolte flavored bbq sauce at the end to the mixture!

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