Pork becomes tasty ingredient and there is pulled pork recipe to try. Actually, it is not a difficult or complicated dish. You will find that it involves simple cooking steps and processes. However, it may take some hours since you will use the slow cooker. For the details of ingredients and cooking processes, you can check the points below.
- 4 pound pork shoulder roast
- 8 hamburger buns, split
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- ½ cup barbeque sauce
- ¼ cup light brown sugar
- 1½ teaspoons dried thyme
- ½ cup apple cider vinegar
- 1 tablespoon chili powder
- ½ cup chicken broth
- 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
- 2 large cloves garlic, crushed
- 1 tablespoon prepared yellow mustard
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 extra large onion, chopped
- Prepare your slow cooker.
- Add the vegetable oil on the bottom part of the cooker.
- Add the pork roast on the slow cooker and add the barbecue sauce, chicken broth, and your apple cider vinegar.
- The brown sugar, thyme, onion, yellow mustard, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, and the chili powder are stirred and mixed completely. These may be stirred in different place and pour the mixture on the pork. However, it can also be stirred in with the pork.
- After those mixtures are stirred and combined completely, cover them with the pork and cook by using the High setting. Do it for around 5 hours.
- When the cooking is done, the pork can be shredded easily with fork. It can become your indicator. In case 5 hours are not enough, add some more minutes.
- Remove the pork from the slow cooker. Use two forks and shred the meat.
- Once the pork is shredded, return it to the slow cooker and mix the pork with the juice. It will give stronger seasoning for the shredded pork.
- Get your buns ready. Use the butter and spread it on both halves of your buns.
- Prepare your skillet and toast the buns until you get the golden brown color.
- Place the pork into the buns and serve the shredded pork hamburgers.
Based on the ingredients and instructions, the dish is very easy to make. You do not need to follow complicated processes and it is more about your patience in waiting the pork in the slow cooker. In this case, you should check the pork in order to make sure that it is ready to shred the meat. Then, as long you follow the ingredients and measurement, you will get great taste of pulled pork recipe.
In the process of pulled pork recipe, you use the shoulder roast. It does not require you to cook the pork. However, you may also replace it with the boneless pork loin. If you use the pork loin, you should cook it for around 12 hours by using slow cooker in the medium setting. After that, you can continue the steps as mentioned above. For cooking the pork loin, you can use the ingredients, and it is better to multiply them.
When you have some remaining shredded pork, you may freeze them and it can last for around 3 months. There are many variations to serve the pulled pork and it may also be served with pizza and tacos. The pulled pork recipe can also be combined with pasta or soups.