Thursday, January 3, 2008

Slow Cooker Pulled Jerk Pork Sandwiches

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)

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.

Prep Time:5 min
Start to Finish:8 hr 50 min
Makes:8 servings

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