Slow-Cooked Shredded Pork Recipe
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Slow-Cooked Shredded Pork Recipe

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The tasty pork filling for these sandwiches requires very little work because it's prepared in the slow cooker. The mild, sweet sauce is appealing. —Shirleymae Haefner, O'Fallon, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (2 to 3 pounds)
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup beer or nonalcoholic beer
  • 1 cup chili sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 8 sandwich rolls, split

Nutritional Facts

4 ounce-weight: 413 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 847mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 2g fiber), 29g protein.


  1. Cut roast in half; place in a 3-qt. slow cooker. Top with onion. Combine the beer, chili sauce, brown sugar and horseradish; pour over pork and onion. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 6-1/2 hours or until meat is tender.
  2. Remove pork; shred with two forks. Return meat to cooking juices; heat through. Use a slotted spoon to serve on rolls. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Slow-Cooked Shredded Pork in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2007, p100

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pspaude User ID: 1183915 159119
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2009

"I thought the pork tasted ok, but there really wasn't a sauce per se. It was pretty runny. I think it would have been more full-flavored had there not been so much liquid in the finished product. We still needed to put BBQ sauce on the sandwiches and even though we used a slotted spoon to serve it, our buns still got soaked."

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