Pulled Pork Sliders

IMG_8292_2Trendy, cool and super tasty. I love this way of cooking pork, the sweet, spicy gooey sauce clings onto each piece of pulled pork, and oh my goodness it is good! Just slap the pulled meat between a soft bun, add some pickles, mustard, lettuce and jalapenos, and you will find yourself in slider heaven.


Ingredients –

Makes about 20 – 24 mini sliders

  • 1.4 kg pork shoulder
  • 2 liters cola
  • 18 soft mini rolls
  • Sliced pickled gherkins
  • Pickled jalapenos – sliced
  • Shredded lettuce – 1 head
  • Yellow mustard

For the rub-

  • 15ml garlic powder
  • 10ml salt
  • 10ml pepper
  • 15ml paprika
  • 10ml dried mixed herbs
  • Oil

Recipe –

  • Preheat the oven to 160 degrees C
  • Combine the rub with enough oil to make a paste
  • Rub the pork with the paste and place in a tight fitting ovenproof dish
  • Pour over 1l of the cola and cover with foil


  • Roast for 4-5 hours, and top up with cola if meat look dry
  • Allow to cool and shred with a fork and you hands


  • Pour over some of the meat juices to coat the meat
  • Serve in rolls topped with gherkins,jalapenos, lettuce and yellow mustard

Dee’s notes

  • Once the meat is pulled, you will see that it is quite dry, it is essential to moisten it with the pan juices. This will also add to the great flavor
  • Make large ones if you don’t want the mini sliders
  • Check the meat ever hour
  • You can add any garnishes you like – the options are endless
  • These make a fun and cool party snack


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