If you can't resist the draw of a smoked pulled pork sandwich, you're in good company. This irresistible BBQ favourite of succulent tender pork paired with a tangy, crispy coleslaw sandwiched inside a lightly toasted slider always attracts hungry throngs of fans at fairs, cook-outs and grills throughout the season.
But, have you ever tried making your own pulled pork sandwiches? It might be a labour of love, but master this one dish and you'll earn your pitmaster colours.
Smoked Pork Butt
Pork butt or Boston butt, also known as pork shoulder, is the best cut of meat for making pulled pork. It's an inexpensive cut of meat and marbled with fat, which renders down perfectly during long and slow cooking, giving those sought-after juicy and tender notes and succulent strands of smoked pork.
Trimming the meat, rubbing in the spices and smoking is the timely bit, so allow yourself the best part of a day for this. Remember, low and slow yields the most succulent results.
What Goes on a Pulled Pork Sandwich?
For a killer combination, try pairing your pork with lashings of coleslaw, pickles, roasted bell peppers, sautéed mushrooms or caramelised onions.
How To Smoke A Pork Butt
Pulled Pork with Babish
Babish introduces an indoor sous vide technique finished off in the oven, as well as an easy outdoor technique, as he breaks down how to make this BBQ classic.
Pulled Pork Slider with Coleslaw
Low and slow cooking cooking yields amazing results in this completely amazing pulled pork slider with coleslaw and grilled corn recipe.
Pulled Pork Sandwich Recipe
Chef Tom creates a take on the classic pulled pork sandwich with an amazing apple slaw to pair with the pork all piled up on ciabatta buns.
Gordon Ramsay's Pork Butt Sliders
Even three-Michelin-starred chefs can't resist the delights of a pork butt slider. Gordon Ramsay starts off by coating the pork butt with a rub and marinade, and then makes an aromatic bed for the pork to cook on during its eight hours inside the oven. Ramsay reaps the rewards of a succulent tender pork butt to build his sliders.