Sweet and Smokey Barbecue Pulled Pork Sandwiches
These sandwiches are sure to become a family favorite, as well as a great choice for party food perfect for just about any occasion.
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 (3 1/2-pound) boneless pork shoulder roast
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 cup chopped onion
1 (16-ounce) can Ocean Spray® Jellied Cranberry Sauce
1 (12-ounce) bottle Heinz® Chili Sauce
2 tablespoons minced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce or 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
12 to 16 hamburger buns, split and toasted
- Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle pork with salt and black pepper. Add pork to skillet. Cook for 6 to 8 minutes or until browned on both sides. Place pork and onion in 4 to 5-quart slow cooker.
- Cover and cook on low for 7 to 9 hours or until pork is tender. Remove pork and onion with slotted spoon; place on plate, reserving 1 cup liquid. Discard remaining liquid. Return reserved liquid, cranberry sauce, chili sauce and chipotle peppers to slow cooker. Stir to combine.
- Shred pork; stir shredded pork and onion into sauce in slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 15 to 20 minutes or until heated through.
- Divide pork mixture evenly among toasted buns.
Makes 12 to 16 sandwiches.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of ©H.J. Heinz Company, L.P. 2008. All rights reserved; ©2008 Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. All rights Reserved, through ECES, Inc., Electronic Color Editorial Services.