BBQ Pulled Pork with Coke Penny Style

Penny Illemszky


I saw recipes of pulled pork with Dr. Pepper and Root Beer so I decided to make mine with Coke as I am a long time Coke lover. By the way don't use diet coke in the recipe you need the full flavor of the original.

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At least 6 with left overs


30 Min


6 Hr




5 lb
pork butt, pork shoulder, or pork tenderloin
1 bottle
regular coca cola (20 oz is usually good)
1 bottle
bbq sauce (any kind you like)
1 slice
onion large or to taste
1/2 bottle
chili sauce or to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat Oven to 250 degrees

I always rinse of the pork shoulder, butt or tenderloin. I have used all three and they all make excellent pulled pork. I place the pork in my blue enamel roasting pan and and I large chopped up onion.
I take a bottle of BBQ sauce any brand will do use your favorite, 1/2 bottle of chili sauce ( you know the red kind that says ketchup with a kick) or more to your own tastes. To that I pour over the meat and all one 20 oz bottle or coke. Make sure you poke holes in the pork to allow all the flavors to mingle with the pork.
The meat is slow baked at 250 for at least 5 hours maybe more depending on your oven temperatures. It smells heavenly as its cooking too. After 5 hours check the pork to see if it falls apart. Its done. Remove from pan into a bowl and using two forks shred the pork until its all shredded.
Add to the meat more BBQ sauce and stir. At this point you can add more of the chili sauce if you so choose too. Place the pulled pork on buns and serve with corn on the cob and coleslaw. At least that's how I serve it. My family loves it.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtags: #BBQ, #pulled, #coke