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Shaunya Hartley's Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork

Dr Pepper Pulled Pork
Pulled pork....just what the doctor ordered.
skill level
Easy
time
Over 120min
servings
6
cost
$
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This isn't just any pulled pork. This, from viewer Shaunya Hartley, has a special, soda-flavored kick to it.
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ingredients
  • 1 2-3 Lb Pork Butt
  • 4 Hamburger Rolls
  • 2 Garlic Cloves (finely chopped)
  • 1 Tablespoon Salt
  • 1 Tablespoon Pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon Ginger
  • 1 Tablespoon Chili Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Paprika
  • Brine:
  • 1 Can Dr. Pepper
  • 1 Bay Leaf
kitchenware
step-by-step directions We've Made Cooking As Easy As 1-2-3! printer friendly version 
  • 1
    1 Can Dr. Pepper
    1 Bay Leaf 
    1 2-3 Lb Pork Butt
    Wash and pat dry pork butt, place in a sealed bag. Add Dr. Pepper and bay leaf, let sit for 8 hours or over night.
  • 2
    Preheat over to 250 degrees. 
  • 3
    2 Garlic Cloves (finely chopped) 
    1 Tablespoon Salt
    1 Tablespoon Pepper
    1 Tablespoon Ginger
    1 Tablespoon Chili Powder
    1 Tablespoon Paprika
    In a bowl combine all dry ingredients. Take pork butt out of brine mixture. Cut 1-2 pockets, insert garlic clove. Pat butt down and remove excess liquid, heavily apply the dry mixture to cover pork butt. Place butt fatty side up and place in oven. Cook until the internal temperature is 200 degrees, about 6 to 8 hours. 
  • 4
    4 Hamburger Rolls
    Remove the pork from the oven and let sit for 20 minutes. Pork should fall off bone, pull pork until shredded. Place on hamburger bun and season or sauce as desired.
 
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