Southern Pulled Pork Sandwiches
A Southern-style Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwich, easy to make in the oven or slow cooker
Servings Prep Time
6 15 minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
6 15 minutes
Cook Time
  • 2.5-5lbs. kilos Pork Shoulder(1-2 kilos)
  • Spice Rub: This will coat up to 10 lbs. Pork Shoulder – mixa resealable mason jar and sprinkle on the meat to coat
  • 1/4cup Paprika
  • 1/8cup Fresh Ground Black Pepper
  • 1-2tablespoons Garlic Powder
  • 1-2tablespoons Onion Powder
  • 1tablespoon or more Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/4cup Coarse Salt
  • 1/4cup Brown or White Sugar
  1. Season your pork with the spice rub, being sure to rub the spices onto all parts of the meat.
  2. Place the meat in a Ziplock bag or a covered container and marinate in the fridge 8-12 hours or overnight.
  3. Preheat your oven to 150C/300F. (Or use your slow cooker set to low)
  4. Place your pork shoulder in a deep heavy pot with a tight fitting lid, or in a roasting pan tightly covered in foil (if using very thin foil, double wrap it).
  5. Cook your Pork for 6-7 hours. It should shred very easily with a fork.
  6. Let cool for a while, until easy enough to handle.
  7. Shred the meat with two forks, and place into a large bowl.
  8. Cover meat with the BBQ sauce and lightly mix (see recipe for sauce here:
  9. Pile onto toasted hamburger buns and serve with coleslaw