BBQ pulled pork sandwiches

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I’d never even heard of pulled pork the first time I had it. I was in Williams, Arizona on Route 66 on the way to the Grand Canyon. We went into some place on the main streetΒ and the pulled pork was outstanding.

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Williams Main Street.

Anyway, after one disastrous attempt at making it (the butcher gave me the wrong cut and I ended up wasting about $40 of meat…) I was determined to get it right. We used 1kg of pork shoulder or ‘pork forequarter’.

My friend Dave sent me this recipe which basically involves throwing everything into a slow cooker and walking away. My kind of cooking.

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I put the slow cooker on at 2pm in the hopes of having pulled pork for dinner, which was a bit ambitious. So we ended up having it for Sunday lunch, after a good 22 hours of cooking.

This is what we got after 22 hours:

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Yessss.

Delicious, melt in your mouth, gooey, sticky, sweet pork.

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Mouth watering

We had it in rolls with crunchy cabbage and pickles.

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It was amazing! Well worth the wait. How was your weekend?

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4 Responses to BBQ pulled pork sandwiches

  1. mindklosett says:

    I made pulled pork last night too!! Well, yesterday afternoon πŸ™‚ I make it for my BFs lunches though so he can use it up until Thursday. That looks SO deliciously good. I’ll have to give that recipe a whirl. How good are Slow Cookers? It’s as though you’re having something particulary fancy with minimal effort required. Best.

    – KK

    • Bec says:

      It was SO deliciously good! Slow cookers are great but I found myself checking it every hour or so like I do when I make jelly! I’m so impatient! Well worth the wait though πŸ™‚

  2. Yumm!! I don’t think I would have the patience. I’m that person that stands by the pot while it boils, this would drive me crazy!

    • Bec says:

      Trust me, I am the MOST impatient person in the world. I must have checked on the slow cooker at least 30 times on Saturday alone, all the while complaining to my boyfriend that it didn’t look like pulled pork yet…

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