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Pulled Pork with Caramelized Onions

January/February 2011

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Traditional pulled pork is barbecued, which gives it a smoky flavor. But the slow cooker happens to be the absolute easiest way to cook pulled pork—and you can get a hint of smoke by adding chipotle chile. Serve the pulled pork with potato salad, collard greens and grits. Or make it into a sandwich and serve it on a bun with coleslaw.


21 Reviews for Pulled Pork with Caramelized Onions

04/27/2012
YUK! WAY too sweet!

I made this with an amazing cut of local free range pork, so I expected it to be amazing. I followed recipe, even went out to buy chili sauce (splurged on heinz brand, despite that both brands have high fructose corn syrup-YUK!), excluded the chipotles b/c too spicy for my kids.

It was too much sauce, too wet, and WAY TOO SWEET. YUK! We can barely eat it. My daughter asked to have the sauce rinsed off (that helped) and my son didn't want seconds. This is unusual for both. Me, if I put enough chipotle Tabasco on it, i can tolerate it.

I will admit, being from Chapel Hill, NC, I'm not a fan of traditional sweet tomato-based BBQ sauce (though my son loves BBQ chips), we usually like vinegar-based sauces ,is that Lexington style? But this was WAY over the top. I'll have to try my own twist next time: NO added sugar, and see what happens.

Meat cooked nicely to shred
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Anonymous wrote 2 years 15 weeks ago

In my opinion, Heinz chilli

In my opinion, Heinz chilli sauce is more tomato sauce than an actual chilli sauce. Probably that's where the problem is.

But it always amazes me when people do not follow the recipe (hint:the chipotles would have helped keep the sweetness down) and then complain, in this case of being too sweet. You remove the heat, it will be sweet. The fact that you had to add chipotle tabasco to make it tolerable should have told you where your sweet problem was.

Anonymous wrote 2 years 46 weeks ago

Did you use Raw cane sugar?

Did you use Raw cane sugar? This sugar has very coarse large crystals. If you used regular sugar, which has a much finer texture, you would have added more sugar than what the recipe called for.

04/01/2012
Delicious!

I made this according to the recipe but excluded the chipotle chile because I thought it might make it hot an my son is a girl when it comes to spicy food. I started it later than planned, so cut up the roast into 8 big chunks instead of one large roast and it was done in 3 hours. It was amazing! And my son even wanted seconds! Next time I think I might add some spiciness though.

Super easy and not time consuming
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a_ryzek wrote 2 years 18 weeks ago

Really? Your son is a "girl"

Really? Your son is a "girl" when it comes to spicy stuff? One, that's not a very motherly thing to say about your son. Two, you're implying that girls are weak and wimpy, when I know that isn't true. You may be, but that doesn't mean that the rest of us are. Way to be a horrible example of a mother and a woman.

04/01/2012
Delicious!

I made this according to the recipe but excluded the chipotle chile because I thought it might make it hot an my son is a girl when it comes to spicy food. I started it later than planned, so cut up the roast into 8 big chunks instead of one large roast and it was done in 3 hours. It was amazing! And my son even wanted seconds! Next time I think I might add some spiciness though.

Super easy and not time consuming
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03/26/2012
Anonymous
Yummy

I only used about a third of the chilli sauce because what I had on hand was super spicy. I rubbed the pork with smoked paprika and pored the sauce on. I didn't know if the roast would burn without adding water, so about 3 1/2 hours into cooking I added two cups of water and a half hour before serving I poured 1/4 cup of country bob's sauce in. This was so good!

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02/22/2012
So good!

This recipe was awesome! I followed exactly how the recipe reads except I made my chili sauce because I didn't have any on hand. Great recipe!

Super easy
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Anonymous wrote 3 years 18 weeks ago

what did you use to make the

what did you use to make the chili sauce?

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