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Carolina Pulled Pork recipes

Carolina Pulled Pork recipes

Carolina Pulled Pork recipes Make this for your next party. Get the recipe from lovefoodrecipes The key to any good Carolina barbecue is a sauce that’s heavy on the vinegar. If you’re looking for something sweeter and a little more classic, try our Easy Homemade BBQ Sauce instead! Place the pork shoulder into a slow cooker and season with salt and pepper. Pour the vinegar around the pork. Cover, and cook on Low for 12 hours. Pork should easily pull apart into strands. Remove the pork from the slow cooker and discard any bones. Strain out the liquid, and save 2 cups. Discard any extra …

YIELDS:12 SERVINGS
PREP TIME:HOURS 15 MINS
TOTAL TIME:HOURS 15 MINS

INGREDIENTS

FOR PORK
2 tbsp. light brown sugar
1 tbsp. kosher salt
2 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. dried oregano
1/2 tsp. chili powder

Freshly ground black pepper

(4-lb. to 6-lb.) bone-in pork shoulder
FOR SAUCE

2 c. apple cider vinegar

1/2 c. tomato ketchup
1/4 c. brown sugar
clove garlic, minced
2 tsp. kosher salt
1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes

Freshly ground black pepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 325° and line a large baking sheet with foil. In a medium bowl, stir together brown sugar, salt, paprika, cumin, oregano, chili powder, and a few cranks of freshly ground black pepper. Rub all over pork shoulder and place on prepared baking sheet. Roast until pork easily comes away from bone when a fork is inserted, 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Let cool slightly before shredding.
  2. Meanwhile, make sauce. In a small sauce pan, combine vinegar, ketchup, sugar, garlic, salt, and red pepper flakes. Simmer until slightly thickened, 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature. Season as needed with salt and pepper.
  3. Spoon sauce over shredded pork and serve.
Carolina Pulled Pork recipes
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