Slow-Cooker Pulled Jerk Pork Sandwiches

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 50 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
boneless pork shoulder (2 1/2 lb)
1
tablespoon Jamaican jerk seasoning (dry)
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
cup cola
2
cups barbecue sauce
8
sandwich buns or flour tortillas (8 to 10 inch)

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Remove fat from pork. Rub jerk seasoning over pork; sprinkle with thyme. Place pork in slow cooker. Sprinkle with onion. Pour cola over pork.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Remove pork from slow cooker; reserve 1/2 cup juices. Use 2 forks to pull pork into shreds. Place pork in slow cooker. Stir in barbecue sauce and reserved juices. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 30 to 45 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Spoon filling onto buns.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Fresh fruits, like sliced mango and pineapple, partner nicely with these sandwiches.

Use 2 forks to pull pork into shreds.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
510
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
29%
Saturated Fat
6g
32%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
90mg
30%
Sodium
1030mg
43%
Potassium
740mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate
51g
17%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
27g
Protein
35g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.