Recipes and Cooking Slow-Simmered Pulled Pork Sandwiches A Carolina specialty, pulled pork gets its name because the finished meat is pulled apart into shreds for easy serving. Pulled pork sandwiches are sometimes topped with coleslaw, adding a cool, bright contrast to the rich meat. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on April 28, 2022 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 25 mins Slow Cook Time: 8 hrs Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 10 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 2.5 pound pork sirloin roast or boneless pork shoulder roast Salt Black pepper ½ cup water 3 tablespoon cider vinegar 2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon ground cumin or chili powder 1 recipe Homemade BBQ Sauce or 3-1/2 cups purchased barbecue sauce 10 kaiser rolls or hamburger buns, split Homemade BBQ Sauce 2 ½ cup ketchup 1 cup finely chopped onion (1 large) ¼ cup packed dark brown sugar 3 tablespoon cider vinegar 3 tablespoon Pickapeppa sauce or Worcestershire sauce 3 cloves garlic, minced ¼ teaspoon bottled hot pepper sauce Directions Trim fat from meat. If necessary, cut meat to fit in a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Season meat with salt and pepper. In a small bowl stir together the water, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, and cumin. Pour over meat in slow cooker. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours. Remove meat from cooker; discard cooking liquid. Use two forks to pull meat apart into coarse shreds, discarding fat; return meat to slow cooker. Stir in 2 cups of Homemade BBQ Sauce or purchased barbecue sauce. If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting; cover and cook for 30 to 45 minutes or until heated through. Serve meat mixture in rolls. Pass remaining Homemade BBQ Sauce or purchased barbecue sauce. Homemade BBQ Sauce In a medium saucepan combine ketchup, onion, brown sugar, vinegar, Pickapeppa sauce, garlic, and hot pepper sauce. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Use the sauce immediately or cool slightly and transfer to a storage container. Cover and chill for up to 3 days. Makes 3-1/2 cups. For easy cleanup: Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your meal is finished cooking, spoon it out of your slow cooker. Once the food is out of your slow cooker liner, simply dispose of the liner. Note: Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 426 Calories 9g Fat 55g Carbs 31g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 10 Calories 426 % Daily Value * Total Fat 9g 12% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 71mg 24% Sodium 1143mg 50% Total Carbohydrate 55g 20% Protein 31g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.