Carol's Cherry Coke Pulled Pork

Patsy Fowler


This is very good and tender it's good for anything you want to take it to


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35 Min
35 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 lb
    pork shoulder, cut into 6 large chunks
  • 1 dash(es)
    salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1
    onion chopped
  • 2
    celery stalks chopped
  • 1
    carrot, chopped
  • 1 clove
    garlic, roughly chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    red wine
  • 2 can(s)
    cherry coke
  • 1 bunch
    parsley stems, tied with string
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 1 c
    beef broth

How to Make Carol's Cherry Coke Pulled Pork


  1. Preheat oven to 325.
  2. Pat the pork dry with paper towels and season with salt and pepper.
  3. In a large Dutch oven, heat the olive oil over medium high heat and working in batches brown the meat on all sides until a golden brown crust forms.
  4. Transfer the pork to a plate. To the pan add the onion, celery, carrot and sweat until softened, 5-7 minutes.
  5. Add the garlic and sweat another 2 minutes.
  6. Stir in the tomato paste and cook for 3 minutes to cook off the raw flavor.
  7. Sprinkle with the flour and cook cook another 2 minutes to cook off it's raw flavor.
  8. Whisk in the wine and reduce it by half.
  9. Return the pork to the Dutch oven then stir in the beef broth, parsley stems and bay leaves.
  10. Add the Cherry Coke if liquid does not come up to the top of the pork. Do not cover the pork with liquid.
  11. Cover the pan and place it in the oven to braise until the meat is fork tender.
  12. Taste and season with more salt and pepper, if needed.
  13. Pull meat apart, to create pulled pork sandwiches.

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About Carol's Cherry Coke Pulled Pork

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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