Pulled-Pork Sandwiches

Pulled-Pork SandwichesRecipe
Photo: Kate Sears; Styling: Elizabeth Blake
Serves: 8

Cost per Serving:



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1 tablespoon chili powder
1 tablespoon dry mustard
1 tablespoon onion powder
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon paprika
1 tablespoon cumin
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon pepper
4 to 6 lb. boneless pork butt, excess fat removed
1 large onion, chopped
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
1 cup barbecue sauce
1/3 cup apple cider
1/3 cup low-sodium chicken broth
3 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
8 hamburger buns
Coleslaw, for serving


Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 9 Hours

1. In a small bowl, mix first 8 ingredients, through pepper. Pat pork dry and rub spice mixture all over. Spread onion and garlic on the bottom of a slow cooker and place pork on top. In small bowl, stir together barbecue sauce, cider, chicken broth, honey and Worcestershire sauce; pour over pork. Cover and cook on low heat until meat shreds easily, about 8 hours.

2. Remove pork from cooker; set aside. With a spoon, skim off as much fat as possible from liquid in cooker. Remove 1 cup of liquid; reserve. Increase slow cooker heat to high. Using 2 forks, shred pork and return to cooker. Cover cooker and cook on high 1 hour longer.

3. Preheat reserved liquid. Serve pulled pork on buns with your favorite homemade or store-bought coleslaw, passing sauce.

Created date

January 2013

Nutritional Information

Calories 764
Fat 45 g
Satfat 15 g
Protein 41 g
Carbohydrate 47 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 144 mg
Sodium 1841 mg