Shredded Pork Roast Sandwiches

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Makes:
12 servings
Yields:
about 5 cups cooked meat
Prep:
15 mins
Roast:
2 hrs 30 mins 325°
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Shredded Pork Roast Sandwiches

Ingredients
1
3 pound boneless pork shoulder blade roast
8
cloves garlic, minced
2
teaspoons ground coriander
2
teaspoons ground cumin
2
teaspoons dried oregano, crushed
1
teaspoon onion powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2
teaspoon cayenne pepper
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
cup beef broth
12
hamburger buns or kaiser rolls, split and toasted*
 
Barbecue sauce (optional)
 
Shredded cabbage (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Trim excess fat from meat. In a small bowl combine garlic, coriander, cumin, oregano, onion powder, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper. Sprinkle garlic mixture evenly over all sides of roast; rub in with your fingers. In a Dutch oven heat oil. Add roast; cook until browned on all sides, turning to brown evenly.
  2. Pour beef broth over roast. Cover and roast for 2 1/2 to 3 hours or until very tender.
  3. Using a slotted spatula or spoon, remove meat from cooking liquid. Remove excess fat from cooking liquid, reserving the liquid. When meat is cool enough to handle, shred it using two forks to pull through meat in opposite directions. Stir enough of the cooking liquid into the shredded meat to moisten; reheat in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring frequently. Serve on toasted buns. If desired, serve with barbecue sauce and cabbage.

From the Test Kitchen

*Tip:

To toast the buns, preheat broiler. Place split buns, cut sides up, on a broiler pan. Broil 4 to 5 inches from the heat about 1 minute or just until browned. Be sure to check the buns frequently to avoid burning.

Slow-Cooker Directions:

Prepare Shredded Pork Roast Sandwiches as directed in Step 1. Place roast in a 3 1/2- to 5-quart slow cooker; add beef broth. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours. Continue as directed in Step 3.

Nutrition Facts

(Shredded Pork Roast Sandwiches)
    Per serving:
  • 295 kcal cal.,
  • 10 g fat
  • (3 g sat. fat,
  • 3 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 4 g monounsatured fat),
  • 68 mg chol.,
  • 461 mg sodium,
  • 23 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 3 g sugar,
  • 26 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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