This Pulled Pork Sandwich Recipe Can Serve a Ton of People All at Once!

Ingredients for the best pulled pork sandwich: chili powder, paprika, garlic powder, thyme, onion powder, black pepper, cayenne pepper...

To Make Pulled Pork

Sugar balances spices in pulled pork but optional. Use pork shoulder with fat marbling for juicy roast. Onions add flavor and prevent sticking to pan when roasted.

To Make Pulled Pork

Leftover pulled pork can be stored for 3-4 days in a sealed container in the fridge or frozen for 2-3 months. Thaw overnight in the fridge before reheating.

The Coleslaw for Pulled Pork Sandwich

Coleslaw ingredients: Green and Purple Cabbages, Carrots, Mustard, Sugar, Honey, White Vinegar, Mayonnaise and Sour Cream.

Use apple cider vinegar for healthier option. Sour cream can be replaced with yogurt.

Shred the pulled pork using two forks. Skim off the fat if you want to use the liquid, then pour it on the pulled pork to serve as a main dish.

The BBQ Sauce for Pulled Pork Sandwich

BBQ sauce ingredients: Ketchup or thick tomato sauce, Apple Cider Vinegar, Lemon Juice, Chili Powder, Brown Sugar, and Honey. Sweeteners balance tartness.

Pulled Pork Sandwich MIXTURE

The Buns – We can’t forget the buns. While you can get store-bought hamburger buns, they are even better with homemade buns.

To assemble sandwich, toast hamburger buns (optional), mix pulled pork with BBQ sauce, add coleslaw, and top with bun.

Enjoy your perfect pulled pork sandwich!

Pulled pork sandwich cooking time

For even cooking, remove pork roast from fridge 30-40 min before cooking. Roast in oven or use instant pot/slow cooker.

Pulled pork sandwich tips

Pulled pork sandwich tips

Dry brine roast the night before for flavor. Keep juice with leftovers when reheating to prevent drying out.

Pulled Pork Sandwich Serving Suggestions

Potato Wedges