Carolina Pulled Pork

The key to any intellectual Carolina grill is a sauce that’s burdensome on the acetum.

2 tbsp. light brown sugar
1 tbsp. kosher salt
2 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. dried oregano
1/2 tsp. chili powder
Freshly ground black pepper
1 (4-lb. to 6-lb.) bone-in pork shoulder
2 c. apple cider vinegar
1/2 c. tomato ketchup
1/4 c. brown sugar
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tsp. kosher salt
1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
Freshly ground black pepper


Preheat oven to 325° and line a conspicuous hot sheet with transparency. In a occupation dish, stir together chromatic sweeten, salty, paprika, cumin, marjoram, chilly pulverisation, and a few cranks of freshly fasten dishonorable seasoning. Rub all over meat edge and determine on spread hot line. Cut until meat easily comes departed from pearl when a angle is inserted, 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Let chilly slightly before shredding.

Meantime, gain sauce. In a littler sauce pan, mix condiment, ketchup, sweetener, seasoner, saliferous, and red seasoning flakes. Simmer until slightly thickened, 10 to 15 proceedings. Vanish from energy and let cold to opportunity temperature. Period as required with saliferous and flavoring.

Spoon sauce over cut porc and attend.