Sweet, savory and a touch spicy, this Chipotle-Pulled Pork Sandwich is easy to put together – especially when using a slow cooker. When topped with our creamy coleslaw, it helps to balance the spiciness of the pork and creates a tasty crunch with every bite.
Remove liquid from slow cooker and pour into a sauce pan (can remove some fat if desired, using one of these separater type measuring cups). Bring to a boil, then simmer uncovered, until it is reduced to your desired consistency (about 10-15 minutes).
Did you know a Pressure Cooker can work just like a slow cooker? Here are some setting conversions:
For the Instant Pot:
Low = keep warm on a traditional slow cooker.
Medium = low on a traditional slow cooker.
High = medium high on a traditional slow cooker.
|Chipotle-Pulled Pork Sandwich|| |
- ½ cup onion, chopped
- 1-2 canned chipotle peppers in GF adobo sauce
- 1 Tbsp lime juice
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tsp cumin
- 12 oz can cola
- 3 lb boneless pork shoulder (or butt)
- Into blender combine onion, peppers, lime juice, garlic and cumin. Process until smooth, adding just enough of the cola until mixture is smooth. Stir in remaining cola.
- Place roast into slow cooker and pour mixture over. Cover and cook on low 8-10 hours, or on high 4- 5 hours.
- Using two forks, pull apart the meat into shreds, then cut into bite-sized pieces. Set aside.
- Remove liquid from slow cooker and pour into a sauce pan. Bring to a boil, then simmer uncovered, until it is reduced to your desired consistency (about 10-15 minutes). Stir in shredded meat, stirring until fully coated and heated throughout. Season to taste with salt if desired.
- To serve, top split buns with pulled pork mixture and some coleslaw.
Cola adds sweetness as well as a rich caramel flavor. However, in place of cola you could always use:
1 Tbsp tomato paste
2 Tbsp GF Dijon mustard
¾ cup white vinegar
1/3 cup GF ketchup
2 tsp GF Worcestershire sauce
¼ cup brown sugar
+ water to make mixture up to 12oz
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