Last week I shared over instagram an image of the pulled pork recipe I tried for the first time.
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Omg was it ever awesome.
Double plus bonus!
Pull out your crockpot for this baby.
What you need:
In terms of the roast, I used a shoulder roast. It’s cheaper than the other cuts but totally awesome tasting and better for pulled pork. At least I think so.
The ratio for pork to Coke is 12oz. to every 3lbs. The roast I made was 3lbs and it was more than enough to feed 3 adults plus quite a bit for leftovers.
Just toss the roast in the crockpot, dump the Coke over it and let it slowly cook! I set my crockpot to 10 hours, but it was totally ready at the 8 hour mark.
Take a couple of forks and shred it up right in the crockpot. It should basically fall apart with almost zero effort. If the roast has an abundance of extra liquid after shredding, scoop some out with a ladle and toss it out. After that take your BBQ sauce and mix it in until you reach the taste you desire. I used just less than half of a bottle of KC Masterpiece Original and it was perfect. Not too sweet and not too BBQ’y. If that makes sense.
Then throw some on a dollar bun and get those napkins ready, because you are in for some good eats!
For a sweeter tasting pulled pork try using Cherry Dr. Pepper instead of Coke. I’ve also heard that root beer is good too! Don’t use Pepsi, though, you crazy Pepsi-loving people. Actually, I have no idea if there is any difference between Coke and Pepsi on a roast, but I’ve never heard a recipe that suggests Pepsi right off the bat, and I’m not one to risk 3lbs of meat to figure that one out, ha.
So, have any of you guys tried a recipe similar? Let me know what you think!