Slow Roasted Pulled Pork Sandwiches: A Crowd-Pleasing Delight

Video roaster oven pulled pork


These delectable Slow Roasted Pulled Pork Sandwiches are the ultimate meal for entertaining a large group. With a medley of savory spices, the pork shoulder is slow roasted to perfection, resulting in tender, succulent meat that effortlessly shreds apart. Enjoy the incredible flavors of this sandwich on its own or explore the tantalizing possibilities with my tamales recipe.

A pulled pork sandwich with the top of the bun at an angle showing the coleslaw and sauce

The Secret Sauce

Prepare to indulge in the best slow roasted pulled pork sandwiches you’ve ever tasted. Undoubtedly, the Chipotle Bacon BBQ Sauce plays a pivotal role in this mouthwatering creation. And yes, you read that right—the sauce boasts an irresistible bacon twist that will leave you craving more.

A jar of vibrant orange bbq sauce

Both the sandwich and the barbecue sauce have undergone updates and improvements since the original recipe was posted. Now, with enhanced visuals and added videos, this culinary masterpiece is more enticing than ever before.

Achieving Perfection

There’s something incredibly satisfying about witnessing roast pork so tender that it effortlessly falls apart. As you use two forks to shred the meat, you might find that a bone-in cut of meat allows the bone to cleanly separate without any resistance. This is the definitive sign that your slow roasted pulled pork is done to perfection.

A side view of a pulled pork sandwich

The Perfect Cut

When it comes to slow roasted pulled pork, the ideal cut to use is pork shoulder, which is sometimes referred to as pork butt. This cut yields beautifully shredded meat after undergoing the low and slow cooking process.

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Sizing it Right

Determining the right amount of pork to serve your guests can be a daunting task. However, a general rule of thumb to follow for pulled pork is one-third to one-half pound of meat per person. This recipe calls for a 3-pound piece of pork, which should be sufficient to satisfy the hunger of around six individuals.

Let the Oven Work its Magic

While achieving the perfect slow roasted pulled pork requires time, the effort is absolutely worthwhile. Interestingly, the cooking process itself requires minimal labor. Simply rub the tantalizing spice mix onto the meat and let the oven work its magic. To ensure a moist and flavorful outcome, I highly recommend adding chicken stock to the roasting pan. This not only enhances the taste but also creates a delectable liquid that bathes the meat.

Once the roasting is complete, mix the meat juices with your favorite barbecue sauce to further elevate the rich barbecue flavors. However, exercise caution, as it’s quite tempting to “sample” the meat while you’re shredding it—I must admit, I succumbed to this temptation more than once.

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork: A Summer Alternative

In the hot summer months when turning on the oven is less than appealing, you can switch to using a slow cooker. Follow the instructions up until the step where you would typically place the pork in the oven. Instead, transfer the pork to your slow cooker and let it cook on the low setting for approximately six hours, covered. The result will still be a meltingly tender and delicious creation.

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Explore More Options

For those who aren’t pork enthusiasts, don’t worry—I’ve got you covered with a delightful Pulled Chicken Sandwich recipe as an alternative.

Slow Roasted Pulled Pork Sandwiches

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