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Pulled Pork Barbecue Sandwiches

Pulled Pork Barbecue Sandwiches

Keep some of the Dry Rub Mix on hand for roasted or grilled dishes... it adds plenty of flavor to any recipe.

Gooseberry Patch OCTOBER 2011

  • Yield: Serves 8 to 12


  • 1 3- to 5-lb. boneless pork roast
  • 1 to 2 T. olive oil
  • Barbecue sauce to taste
  • 8 to 12 sandwich buns
  • Dry Rub Mix:
  • 1/2 cup paprika
  • 1/4 cup salt
  • 1/4 cup pepper
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1/4 cup ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder


Dry Rub Mix: Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl; blend well. Store in airtight container. Makes 1 3/4 cups.


Rub surface of pork with Dry Rub Mix to taste reserving the rest for another use. Heat oil over medium heat in a large skillet; brown pork on all sides.

Place the pork in a lightly greased roasting pan. Bake at 325° for 3 to 3 1/2 hours, or until very tender. When done, use 2 forks to shred meat. Add barbecue sauce to taste and serve on buns.


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