My Dr Pepper Pulled Pork Sandwiches are made without BBQ sauce. If you can’t eat BBQ, this is perfect. Everyone else can add it to theirs. We’re all happy!!
Have you heard of cooking pork and roast in sodas? If not, you’re in for a treat with these Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork Sandwiches.
What is the best meat for pulled pork?
Pork shoulder is the best cut. However, any pork roast with a higher fat content will work too. The fat helps give the pork flavor.
What can I make with pulled pork other than sandwiches?
- Egg Rolls
What goes with pulled pork sandwiches?
- Potato Salad
- Cole Slaw
- Baked Beans
- Baked Potato
- Pickles and Onions
How to prepare pulled pork sandwiches
- Make your pulled pork.
- Shred the pork to bite size/manageable pieces.
- Place 1/2 cup to 1 cup of pulled pork on your choice of bread/bun.
- Add toppings, if desired.
Why did my pulled pork come out tough?
Cooking your pork on a high temperature and too fast will result in tough pork.
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Dr Pepper Pulled Pork Sandwiches
- Slow Cooker / Crock Pot
- 1 4-5 lb Boneless Pork Shoulder Roast
- 1 Bottle (16.9 oz) Dr. Pepper
- 1/2 Tsp Pepper
- 1 Tsp Lawry’s Seasoned Salt
- 1 Tsp Onion Powder Can sub with Garlic Powder
- 10 Hamburger Buns or your choice of bread/bun
- Mix seasoning in a small bowl.
- Rub the seasoning on all sides of the pork roast.
- Place pork roast in slow cooker.
- Slowly pour in the Dr. Pepper. Try not to let it fizz/foam too much.
- Cook on low for 8 hours. **Or high for 4 hours. Check periodically to make sure your Dr. Pepper is not evaporating too much. Flip the pork if need be, or just spoon some of the extra juice on top.
- Remove from slow cooker into a casserole dish, or something similar. Tear apart with a fork. Spoon some of the remaining juice in the slow cooker over the meat to keep it moist. Serve.