Southern Style Pulled Pork

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 3 hours


8 baguettes (8-inch)

8 slices cheddar cheese

8 slices fresh mozzarella cheese

227 grams kosher pickles slices

62 grams yellow mustard

1.36 kilograms pork shoulder

1 tsp. kosher salt

1/2 tsp. black pepper

1 Tbsp. vegetable oil

2 cloves garlic (Smashed)

473 ml chicken broth (Low Sodium)

40 grams onion (Minced

1 clove garlic (Minced)

1 tsp. vegetable oil

237 ml ketchup/ 237 мл кетчупа

147 grams dark brown sugar

59 ml apple cider vinegar

1/2 tsp. worcestershire sauce

1/4 tsp. cayenne

1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes

1/4 tsp. kosher salt

1/4 tsp. black pepper

1. Pre-heat on medium high heat a deep cast iron pan with a lid or Dutch oven. Cut pork shoulder into 8 chunks and season with salt and pepper. Add vegetable oil to pan and brown pork on all sides. Add garlic and stock to pan and bring to a boil. Cover and place in a 350F pre-heated oven for 2.5 hours. Remove from oven and let rest with the lid on for 15 minutes before shredding.

2. In a sauce pan over medium heat, add onion, garlic and oil and sweat for 5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients and simmer for 30 minutes.

3. Set oven rack in the center and turn oven to broil. On the bottom half of the baguette place some BBQ sauce, pulled pork, more BBQ sauce, and both cheeses. Place on sheet pan and put under broiler until cheese melts. Spread mustard on top half of baguette and cover with pickles.

Courtesy of the National Pork Board, Des Moines, Iowa.