North Carolina Pulled Pork Sandwich

cathy tate

By
@cathylynne29

In North Carolina we call this BBQ! You can feed a crowd with this recipe. Pile the meat high and top with Lexington-style coleslaw - Yum-Yum.


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Serves:

10 or more

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

4 Hr

Ingredients

4-5 lb
pork shoulder roast
18 oz
bbq sauce
12 oz
coke-a-cola
2 c
cider vinegar
1/2 c
ketchup
1/4 c
brown sugar, packed
2 Tbsp
sugar
1 Tbsp
kosher salt
1 Tbsp
white pepper
1 tsp
crushed red pepper
1/2 tsp
black pepper
2 c
shredded coleslaw mix

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place pork roast in a dutch oven. Pour BBQ sauce and Coke over roast. Cover with a tightly fitting lid. Wrap entire pan with aluminum foil to ensure a tight fit. Cook at 320 degrees for 4-4 1/2hrs. After 4 1/2hrs remove from oven and check to see if meat falls apart easily; if not, raise temp to 350 degrees and return to oven for another 30-40 mintues. Remove from oven and remove roast from juices. Pull meat apart slowly removing visible fat. Shred meat. You can spearate meat at this point if wanted into two groups (this is what I do); in one group add some of the juices that the meat was cooked in for a sweeter pork sandwich; in the other group leave the meat as is and serve with the Lexington-style coleslaw for a true North Carolina BBQ sandwich.
2
LEXINGTON-STYLE BBQ SAUCE:

Combine the cider vinegar, ketchup, brown sugar, sugar, kosher salt, white pepper, red pepper and black pepper in a medium, nonreactive bowl. Let stand at least 10 minutes, stirring occationally. Can be made up to 1 week ahead and stored in the refigerator.
3
NORTH CAROLINA COLESLAW:

Combine the coleslaw mix and 3/4 cup of the Lexington-style BBQ sauce in medium bowl. Refrigerate, covered 2 hr or overnight.
4
TO ASSEMBLE:

To hamburger buns layer pulled pork (piled high)then North Carolina coleslaw. You may add a little more of the Lexington-style BBQ on top for an extra kick if wanted.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork, Sandwiches
Other Tag: Quick & Easy