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North Carolina-Style Pulled Pork

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The tanginess of the vinegar will send this North Carolina-Style Pulled Pork recipe straight to the winners circle.
Ingredients
For pulled pork:
  Paprika 1 Tablespoon
  Boneless pork shoulder roast 5 Pound
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Hamburger buns 8 , split
For north carolina style coleslaw
  Apple cider vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Apple cider vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  White distilled vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Hot pepper sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Hot pepper sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Crushed red pepper flakes 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Green cabbage 1 Medium, cored and shredded
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
2. Mix together salt, pepper and paprika; sprinkle all over pork and rub in.

MAKING
3. In a large skillet or dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add the pork and cook, turning occasionally until brown, about 8-10 minutes. Transfer to a 24 inch long sheet of foil and double wrap the pork.
4. Place pork, skin side up, in a 9x13 inch baking dish into the oven. Roast until tender, about 4 1/2 hours.
5. In the meantime make the coleslaw by whisking all ingredients except cabbage. Pour over cabbage. Toss and mix well. Chill.
6. Remove from the oven and carefully unwrap the top of the pork, revealing the skin.
7. Increase the heat to 450 degrees F and roast of an additional 20 minutes.

FINALIZING
8. Transfer pork to a large bowl, with juices. Shred pork, add vinegar, sugar, hot sauce and toss to combined.

SERVING
9. Serve pulled pork on bun and top with coleslaw. Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
North Carolina
Course: 
Main Dish
Feel: 
Meaty, Juicy
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Sandwich
Ingredient: 
Pork
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
300 Minutes
Ready In: 
320 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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