Pulled Pork

Serve in a bread roll with horseradish mayonnaise, lettuce and tomato.

Ingredients

  • 2-2.5 kg boneless pork shoulder/belly/leg
  • 200-300 ml cider
  • 3 tbsp barbeque sauce
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • ½ tbsp ginger pureè
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 5 whole cloves
  • 1 small red chilli, chopped
  • 1 star anise
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 2 white onions, finely diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method (click to mark as completed)

Serves: 6-8

Cooking time: at least 8 hours

Preparation time: 15-20 minutes

  1. Combine the paprika, cumin, brown sugar and seasoning together.
  2. Place the pork shoulder in the cooking pot and pour over the cider. Rub the spice mixture over the top of the pork.
  3. Heat the oil and fry the onions and garlic until golden brown. Place in the cooking pot.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients to the cooking pot.
  5. Put the lid on and insert the temperature probe through one of the three holes in the lid into the pork joint. Make sure that the probe goes into the joint as close to the centre as possible. Set the temperature to 70ºC.
  6. Once the pork is done remove it from the cooking pot. Use two forks to pull the pork apart.
  7. Add some of the strained cooking liquid back to the pork, season and serve.

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