Carolina Pulled-Pork Sandwiches Recipe

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Carolina Pulled-Pork Sandwiches
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  1. Make dry rub: Mix first 5 ingredients in small bowl to blend.
  2. Place pork, fat side up, on work surface. Cut each piece lengthwise in half. Place on large baking sheet. Sprinkle dry rub all over pork; press into pork. Cover with plastic; refrigerate at least 2 hours. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Keep chilled.)
  3. Make mop: Mix first 6 ingredients in medium bowl. Cover and refrigerate.
  4. Following manufacturer's instructions and using lump charcoal and 1/2 cup drained wood chips for smoker or 1 cup for barbecue, start fire and bring temperature of smoker or barbecue to 225°F. to 250°F. Place pork on rack in smoker or barbecue. Cover; cook until meat thermometer inserted into center of pork registers 165°F., turning pork and brushing with cold mop every 45 minutes, about 6 hours total. Add more charcoal as needed to maintain 225°F. to 250°F. temperature and more drained wood chips (1/2 cup for smoker or 1 cup for barbecue with each addition) to maintain smoke level.
  5. Transfer pork to clean rimmed baking sheet. Let stand until cool enough to handle. Shred into bite-size pieces. Mound on platter. Pour any juices from sheet over pork. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Transfer pork and any juices to baking dish. Cover with foil; chill. Before continuing, rewarm pork, covered, in 350°°F. oven about 30 minutes.)
  6. Divide pork among bottoms of buns. Drizzle lightly with barbecue sauce. Top with coleslaw. Cover with tops of buns.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 803.02 Kcal (3362 kJ)
Calories from fat 452.01 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 50.22g 77%
Cholesterol 165.53mg 55%
Sodium 2194.23mg 91%
Potassium 95.37mg 2%
Total Carbs 39.01g 13%
Sugars 7.49g 30%
Dietary Fiber 2.21g 9%
Protein 45.61g 91%
Vitamin C 4.5mg 8%
Iron 3.7mg 21%
Calcium 39.4mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 234.22 Kcal (981 kJ)
Calories from fat 131.84 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.65g 77%
Cholesterol 48.28mg 55%
Sodium 640mg 91%
Potassium 27.82mg 2%
Total Carbs 11.38g 13%
Sugars 2.19g 30%
Dietary Fiber 0.64g 9%
Protein 13.3g 91%
Vitamin C 1.3mg 8%
Iron 1.1mg 21%
Calcium 11.5mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 19.8
  • 21

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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