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Easy Carolina-style pulled pork
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1.5kg skinned pork shoulder, (from the meat counter)
2 tsp sea salt
1 tsp ground black pepper
100ml Aspall Organic Cyder Vinegar
1 tbsp light brown soft sugar
½ tsp chilli flakes
½ tsp Tabasco sauce
½ tsp sea salt
½ tsp ground black pepper
1. Preheat the oven to 160°C, gas mark 3. Remove any string from the pork and rub all over with the salt and pepper. Place in a roasting tin and cover tightly with foil. Roast for 2 hours, then uncover and baste with the juices. Re-cover and roast for another 2 hours until there is no pink meat and the juices run clear.
2. Remove the foil and carefully lift the pork onto a plate. Skim off any excess fat from the tin, but leave any roasting juices (add a splash of water to loosen if needed). Return the pork to the roasting tin and shred with 2 forks, turning the meat in the juices.
3. Warm the sauce ingredients together in a small pan over a low heat until the sugar dissolves. Pour over the pork and toss together. Serve with coleslaw and baked sweet potatoes, if liked, or piled into buns.
If a whole pork shoulder is not available from the meat counter, use the same weight in shoulder steaks instead.
This recipe appeared within the August 2018 recipe card collection.
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Typical values per serving:
Per serving (8) 1812kJ
This recipe was first published in Thu Jul 26 12:08:09 BST 2018.