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Pulled-Pork Sandwiches

All You FEBRUARY 2013

  • Yield: Serves: 8
  • Cook time: 9 Hours
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$2.74


  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 764
  • Fat: 45g
  • Saturated fat: 15g
  • Protein: 41g
  • Carbohydrate: 47g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 144mg
  • Sodium: 1841mg

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Pulled-Pork Sandwiches Recipe