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Betty's pulled pork (A Picnic Favorite) .mpg

Betty's picnic favorite - pulled pork... using this year for Fourth of July community picnic. Betty Bannerman Busciglio is a professional cooking teacher and former caterer.
  Pork butt 15 Pound (skin and excess fat removed)
For the rub
  Sweet hungarian paprika 3 Tablespoon
  Dark brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Dry mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic powder 1 Tablespoon
  Kosher salt 2 Tablespoon
For the sauce
  Cider vinegar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Dijon mustard 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ketchup 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), grated
  Cayenne pepper 1 Teaspoon

1. For making rub – In a small bowl mix all ingredients for rub.
2. Prepare a roasting pan with a double layer of heavy-duty aluminium foil large enough to enclose roast. Place the pork on aluminium foil and massage with the rub. Seal the foil and set in the refrigerator.
3. Preheat the oven at 210 degrees F.

4. Roast the pork in oven for 210 degrees F in the oven for 12 hours.
5. For making the sauce – in a saucepan pour in the cider vinegar, ketchup, Dijon mustard, brown sugar, cayenne pepper and garlic. Cook for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
6. Remove pork from roasting pan, reserving juices. Drain juices into a measuring jug and allow to settle for a few minutes to allow fat to rise to the surface. Remove as much of the fat as you can and strain the juices into a medium saucepan.
7. Bring to a boil and cook until reduced by about half.
8. Meanwhile, don a pair of disposable gloves and shred the pork and roughly chop.
9. When pan juices have reduced, add them to the sauce and mix well. Add about half of the sauce to the shredded pork and mix well.

10. Spread the pulled pork over the bun and serve with coleslaw.

Leftover rub may be stored in a jar and is great on ribs or chicken.
The pork will keep in the refrigerator for 2 or 3 days or may be frozen for a month.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 414 Calories from Fat 228

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g39%

Saturated Fat 8.9 g44.4%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 140.6 mg46.9%

Sodium 825.3 mg34.4%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.14 g0.56%

Sugars 6.5 g

Protein 39 g78.4%

Vitamin A 1.4% Vitamin C 0.63%

Calcium 3.7% Iron 12.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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