Pulled pork is a staple circular our place. It’s 1 of the few ways I volition swallow pork (yes I know, I’m a foreign person) as well as Grant loves whatever as well as all types of meat – bonus points if barbecue sauce is involved. Naturally, pulled pork WITH barbecue sauce is a hit.
Fun fact: Barbecue sauce + me were not friends until Grant got me hooked on it when nosotros started dating. Now, nosotros both dear it.
Pulled pork is 1 of those miracle recipes.
Don’t know what to brand for dinner? Make this.
Don’t get got a lot of fourth dimension to pass on dinner? Make this.
Feeding a small-scale crowd? Make this. It tin sack easily live on turned into a sah-weett taco bar alongside minimal essay (think chips, salsa, cheese, veggies, tortillas, sour cream). Are you lot pickin’ upward what I’m puttin’ down? Yes. Taco bar is ever YES.
I would honestly only live on happy snacking on this alongside only about yellowish corn chips – as well as then simple, withal as well as then amazing. See prove below 👇🏻
But, when you lot get got the chance to taco bar, ever taco bar. It’s soooo slow to throw that together – thank you lot to the assistance of the Instant Pot. twoscore infinitesimal set-it-and-forget it dinner? I’m in. Instant dinner (pun intended). This is 1 of those recipes you lot should always get got upward your sleeve.
If you lot don’t get got an Instant Pot (affiliate link), never fearfulness – you lot tin sack brand this inwards a crock pot too. (Directions below).
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- 2 lb pork butt, thawed
- 2 TBS molasses*
- 2 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 3/4 tsp thyme
- 1 1/2 tsp salt
- pinch of pepper
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 2 cups of water
- 1 – 2 cups of your favorite barbecue sauce
Place the pork on a plate or inwards a shallow dish. Mix all ingredients together except the barbecue sauce as well as rub evenly over the pork. Place the pork inwards the Instant Pot (I used the trivet that comes alongside it but I don’t retrieve you lot involve to practise that – it ended upward one-half sitting inwards the liquid anyways). Pour the H2O into the bottom of the pot – don’t pour straight over the pork or you’ll launder off the seasonings. Cook for twoscore minutes on manual as well as allow the steam naturally release. Once the pivot has dropped, accept off the lid as well as take away the pork. Set it on a cutting board as well as shred using 2 forks. Transfer shredded pork to a serving bowl as well as mix the barbecue sauce in. Serve plain, alongside chips, inwards salad, or my personal favorite – taco style.
To brand this inwards a crock pot – everything is the same except that you’ll create it on depression for 7-8 hours. If you’re crunched for fourth dimension you lot can try cooking it on high for 4-5 hours, but I’ve had the pork come upward out a chip tough when I’ve cooked it on high inwards the crockpot.
Yield: 4-5 servings
*Note: You tin sack substitute chocolate-brown carbohydrate if you lot don’t get got molasses. Your create fourth dimension volition involve to live on longer if you lot get got a larger slice of pork.