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BBQ Pulled Pork Make Your Own Sandwiches

  • Servings:

    Serves 12 as an appetizer
  • Prep Time:

    40 minutes
  • Cook Time:

    480 minutes

Ingredients

1 each Medium onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup Beer
24 oz Inspirations Sweet Bourbon marinade
1/4 cup Inspirations Sweet Southern Barbecue Rub
2 1/4 lb Chef's Prime Rib of Pork, loins
12 each Hamburger buns
16 oz Bread and butter pickles
1 each Red onion, thinly sliced
1/4 cup Sugar
2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
3 tablespoon Cider vinegar
6 tablespoon Mayonnaise
1/8 teaspoon Black pepper, freshly ground
1/8 teaspoon Kosher salt
8 oz Coleslaw mix package, shredded
BBQ Pulled Pork Make Your Own Sandwiches

Directions

1. Put onion, beer, and 1/2 cup of the sweet bourbon marinade in a slow cooker. Stir well to combine.
2. Put 2 Tbsp. sweet southern barbecue rub in a medium mixing bowl. Coat pork loins, one at a time, with spice rub, and add each one to slow cooker. Pork loins can be placed side by side or on top of each other.
3. Cook on low temperature setting for 8 hours.
4. Make coleslaw. In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, mustard, vinegar, mayonnaise, black pepper, and salt. Add coleslaw mix and toss to coat with dressing. Cover and refrigerate until needed.
5. When pork is done cooking, carefully transfer to a large bowl. Pour cooking juices through a strainer and reserve.
6. Pour 2 cups of strained cooking juices and remaining sweet bourbon marinade (should be about 2 1/2 cups) back into slow cooker and stir well.
7. Using two forks, shred pork. Return shredded pork to slow cooker and stir to coat thoroughly with sauce. Keep pork covered and on low temperature setting until serving time.
8. To serve, lay out hamburger buns, coleslaw, pickles, and sliced onion. Set a pair of tongs near the pork for easy sandwich making.
Do-Ahead Tip: Make coleslaw in the morning when you put the pork loins into the slow cooker. If you get everything going in the morning, the BBQ pork will be done by game time.
Source: Hannaford fresh Magazine, January - February 2008

Nutrition

Nutritional Facts
Servings Serves 12
Base Nutrients
Calories 430 kcal (22%)
Calories from Fat 234
Total Fat 26 g (40%)
Saturated Fat 15 g (75%)
Cholesterol 55 mg (18%)
Sodium 484 mg (20%)
Total Carbohydrates 50 g (17%)
Dietary Fiber 9 g (36%)
Protein 32 g (53%)
Vitamins
Vitamin A 558 IU (2%)
Vitamin C 977 mg (1086%)
Minerals
Calcium 111 mg (9%)
Iron 16 mg (89%)
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