Saturday, September 3, 2011

Recipe: Crock Pot BBQ Pulled Pork and Simple Slaw


Crock Pot BBQ Pulled Pork
Pork Butt Shoulder (For reference, I'd say 2.5lbs would make 4-5 sandwiches)
Root Beer (Buy name brand- the cheap stuff is too sweet.  I might have also bought the glass bottles because I'm a sucker for nostalgia.)
Salt and Pepper
Your favorite BBQ Sauce (I like vinegary BBQ sauce...I'm definitely NOT a ketchup based sauce girl. I got mine from a restaurant in Georgia.)

1. Cover your pork butt with a good layer of salt and pepper.  I think I also threw some garlic salt.
2. Put your pork butt in the crock pot on HIGH and set the timer for 8 hours.
3. Pour root beer into crock pot until it's about 1/2 way up the pork.
4. Cover...and wait. I did flip my pork over about half way through.
5. At the end of the 8 hours, shred up the pork with two forks and cover with your favorite sauce.

Simple Slaw
Whole mess of thinly shredded cabbage
a shake of salt and a shake of pepper
1 tsp celery seed
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup mayo
1/4 cup cider vinegar

Put it all in a jar and shake it up.  I make this several hours ahead of time so it has time to sit.


Now, I wouldn't eat a whole pile of this on it's own as it's not your typical sweet mayo-ish slaw.  I like mine very vinegary and ON my BBQ sandwich.  I want it drippin' down my arms!

11 comments:

  1. Oh em gee!! My mouth is watering. I like things really vinegary too. Which bbq sauce do you buy? I have to try!!!

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  2. Literally drooling. Making a special trip to the grocery store to pick me up a big ole' pork butt so I can make this liiiikeeee rightnow. YUM!

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  3. i loveee a good pulled pork sandwich, yum!i'm craving one right now and its only dawn haha :)

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  4. I have been craving pulled pork all weekend! I can't wait to try this recipe. I have to know where you got your salt and pepper shakers. Are they antique?

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  5. Adding this to the grocery list stat. Thanks for the yummy (and easy) recipe ideas this weekend!p.s. how 'bout them Gators? Wasn't our prettiest game ever, but it's a W!

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  6. What beautiful photos! That sammich sounds delicious.

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  7. Yum! Trying this as soon as I get my hands on a crock pot!

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  8. Making this tonight. Can't wait to see how it comes out. I am wondering if the liquid will cook down or I am just pulling the pork out of the left over? I only have 3 hrs left and it seems pretty full still. I may tweet you. lol

    Where on earth did you get your salt and pepper shakers? I love them.

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  9. Oh em gee!! My mouth is watering. I like things really vinegary too.

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  10. Made this tonight....it was amazing!

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