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My Pulled Pork with Barbecue Sauce

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  • Serves: 6
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Ready in: About 3 hrs
  • Chilling time: Pre chill for 24 hrs
  • Difficulty: Easy
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My Pulled Pork with Barbecue Sauce

Mouthwatering and succulent is all there is to say. Well worth the effort.


  • 1.5 kg shoulder of pork deboned and skinned
  • 2 glasses apple juice
  • For the Rub
  • 1 tbsp sweet paprika
  • 4 tsp soft light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp celery salt
  • 1 tsp dried garlic powder
  • 1 tsp English mustard powder
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • For the Barbecue sauce: <\b>
  • 125mls tomato ketchup
  • 175mls passata
  • 50mls cider vinegar
  • 6 tbsp Worcester sauce
  • juice 1 lemon
  • 150mls pineapple juice
  • 2 tsp Tabasco sauce
  • 1 tbsp black treacle
  • 3 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp dry English mustard powder
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp sea salt

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  • Pre heat the oven to 220C gas 7.
  • Mix all the rub ingredients together well.
  • Rub ¾ of the rub all over the pork shoulder and chill well for at least 1 hour or up to 24 hours.
  • When ready into a baking tray a re rub any mix over the joint.
  • Place the joint into the pre heated bar b q or a baking tray and pop into the oven for 20 minutes to start to brown. Once browned lightly remove the tray from the oven and turn it down to 180C gas 4.
  • Cook off to one side of the bar-b-q away from the heat for roughly 2 hours 30 minutes or slightly longer, or until a fork passes through easily, do not overcook.
  • Meanwhile make the bar-b-q sauce.
  • Once the pork is cooked remove and cool slightly. Any juices add to the bar-b-q sauce.
  • Then ‘pull’ apart into long strands.
  • Place into a bowl dust well with the last ¼ of rub and mix well.
  • Add enough sauce to just coat the meat and serve in buns.
  • Serve with coleslaw and more sauce.

For the sauce

Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 20 mins

  • Heat the olive oil and add the onions, pepper and garlic, cook for 3 minutes to soften slightly.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and bring to the boil.
  • Turn down the heat ad simmer for 10 minutes to cook and thicken, nicely.
  • Keep warm and serve.

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