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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lori Lemme

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup cider vinegar
3 Tbs. Turbinado sugar
1 1/3 Tbs red pepper flakes
3 lbs leacup chopped onion ( ~ 1 lg onion)
8 cloves peeled garlic, sliced in half
1/2 cup water
2 Tbs Dijon mustard
2 Tbs honey
1 Tbs Worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 tsp salt and pepper and more

Directions:
Directions:
1. In small bowl, whisk together vinegar, sugar, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper. Stir until sugar dissolves.

2. Score pork with crosshatch pattern, making diamond shapes, cutting through skin but no more than 1/4 inch deep.

3. Pat dry, then rub with salt & pepper. Let stand at room temperature for 1 hour.

4. Scatter onions and garlic over bottom of slow cooker. Put pork on top and add water. Then pour prepared vinegar sauce on top.

5. Cook on low for ~8 hours or until tender. Remove meat and let cool slightly.

6. Transfer to cutting board. Use 2 forks to shred meat while removing fat and gristle.

7. Remove garlic and onion and mash into paste.

8. Return pork and paste to slow cooker and stir in honey, mustard, and Worcestershire sauce.

9. Season with salt & pepper as needed and cook an additional 1 hour on low in slow cooker.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is not your usual BBQ pulled pork. Best served with ciabatta rolls with coleslaw on top.

 

 

 

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