Rating: 4.5 stars
35 Ratings
  • 1 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 7
  • 5 star values: 25

The slow cooker makes easy work of this pulled pork recipe. Serve on hamburger buns, if desired, for a hearty and satisfying sandwich.

David Bonom
Recipe by Cooking Light December 2009

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Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

Yield:
16 servings (serving size: about 3 ounces pork and about 1 tablespoon sauce)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • To prepare pork, combine first 8 ingredients in a small bowl. Rub sugar mixture evenly over pork. Let pork stand at room temperature 1 hour.

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  • Preheat oven to 225°.

  • Place pork on the rack of a roasting pan coated with cooking spray. Pour 1 cup water in bottom of roasting pan. Place rack in pan. Bake at 225° for 1 hour.

  • Combine 1/2 cup vinegar and ketchup in a medium bowl; brush pork with ketchup mixture (do not remove from oven). Bake an additional 3 hours, basting every hour with ketchup mixture.

  • Pour remaining 1 cup water in bottom of roasting pan. Cover pork and pan tightly with foil. Bake an additional 3 3/4 hours or until a thermometer registers 190°. Remove from oven; let stand, covered, 45 minutes.

  • To prepare sauce, combine 3/4 cup vinegar and remaining ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally with a whisk. Boil 5 minutes or until slightly thick. Shred pork with 2 forks. Serve with sauce. Serve shredded pork on hamburger buns with pickle chips, if desired.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

283 calories; fat 15.4g; saturated fat 5.5g; mono fat 6.8g; poly fat 1.5g; protein 26.2g; carbohydrates 8.1g; fiber 0.4g; cholesterol 90mg; iron 2.1mg; sodium 402mg; calcium 40mg.
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