Caribbean-Style Pulled Pork

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This recipe is a twist from the usual pulled pork. Be sure to trim away extra fat from the roast before cooking.
30 min
Prep Time
8:30
Total Time
8 sandwiches

Ingredients

Pork

4 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter
3 pounds
boneless pork loin roast, trimmed, cut in half
3 tablespoons
hoisin sauce
2 tablespoons
soy sauce
1 tablespoon
finely chopped fresh garlic
1 teaspoon
ground cumin
1 (8-ounce) can
crushed pineapple in juice
1 teaspoon
ground cinnamon
1 cup
sliced green onions

Sandwiches

8 large
Kaiser rolls , split, buttered
8 (3/4-ounce) slices
Land O Lakes® Provolone Cheese
1/2 cup
honey barbecue sauce, if desired

Directions

  1. Spray 4-quart slow cooker with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat until sizzling; add pork pieces. Cook, turning occasionally, until pork is browned on all sides (8 to 10 minutes).
  3. Place browned pork and remaining 3 tablespoons butter into prepared slow cooker. Combine all remaining pork ingredients except green onions in small bowl; pour mixture over pork. Cover; cook on Low heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or High heat setting for 4 to 6 hours, or until pork shreds easily.
  4. Remove pork from slow cooker. Shred pork using 2 forks. Place shredded pork back into slow cooker with sauce. Stir in green onions.
  5. Spread 1 tablespoon barbecue sauce onto each bottom half of roll, if desired. Top with 1/8 pork mixture, 1 cheese slice and top half of roll.

Recipe Tips

To make ahead, prepare as directed above through addition of green onions. Refrigerate overnight; begin cooking next morning.

Nutrition Facts (1 sandwich)

Calories
580
Cholesterol
145mg
Carbohydrates
40g
Protein
49g
Fat
24g
Sodium
1050mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

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