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Shaker Pork Sandwiches Recipe

"The first time Dad tasted this pork, he said it was better than Mom's cooking! So Mom requested the recipe," shares Jenni Oyler of Poughkeepsie, New York. "It was their idea to serve the pork as sandwiches."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 1-3/4 hours YIELD:12-16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (4 to 5 pounds)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 12 to 16 hamburger buns, split

Directions

  • 1. Combine the sage, salt, pepper and garlic; rub over roast. Place on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Cover and bake at 350° for 1-3/4 to 2-1/4 hours or until tender. Remove meat and shred with two forks.
  • 2. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar and cornstarch; add water, vinegar and soy sauce until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add shredded pork; stir until meat is coated and heated through. Serve on buns. Yield: 12-16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 277 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 517 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 25 g protein.