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Coca-Cola Pulled Pork Sliders

Coca-Cola Pulled Pork Sliders are rich and tangy with creamy apple carrot slaw on a white cheddar toasted slider bun.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Burgers, Sandwiches, Pizza, Pork
Keyword: bbq pork, bourbon sliders, pulled pork, sliders
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 5 lb pork picnic roast
  • 1/4 cup Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown mustard
  • 1 tbsp bacon grease or lard
  • 2 cans Coca-Cola
  • 1 medium yellow onion quartered
  • 1/4 cup Stubb's Sweet Heat BBQ sauce plus extra for serving
  • 1/4 cup water if needed
  • 8 slices Tillamook sharp white cheddar cheese
  • 8 slider rolls buttered

Carrot Apple Slaw

  • 1 carrot peeled and cut in matchsticks
  • 1 apple peeled and cut in matchsticks
  • 1/2 cup cabbage shredded
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 splash milk to thin
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Rub roast with brown mustard. Massage in Cajun seasoning and brown sugar.
  • Heat a large heavy bottom pan over medium high heat.
  • Place bacon grease in pot and sear roast, rotating sides until browned all over.
  • Add Coca-Cola, onion, BBQ sauce and water if needed. Liquid should come to half way up the roast.
  • Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for about 4 hours or until when pierced with fork, meat pulls away in strands.
  • Pull pork into strands, toss with a little BBQ sauce diluted in a splash of water.
  • Toast buttered slider buns with a slice of cheese on the top half.
  • Pile on the pulled pork and apple carrot slaw.

Carrot Apple Slaw

  • In a small bowl combine mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, milk, salt and pepper.
  • In a medium bowl, combine vegetables and toss with mayonnaise mixture.
  • Serve over shredded pork on a slider roll.  Add pickled jalapenos. if desired.