Slow Cooker Rum & Coke Pork Sandwiches

Slow Cooker Rum & Coke Pork Sandwiches


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These really should just be called “Heaven On A Bun” unless you’re a vegetarian. Pork shoulder, simmered for hours in rum and coke is fall-off-the-bone tender. Feel free to top this deliciousness with a scoop of your favorite slaw.

  • 1 Large Onion (Peeled & Cut Into Chunks)
  • 5 Pound Pork Shoulder
  • 1/2 Cup Rum
  • 1 1/2 Cups Cola Soda
  • 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper
  1. In medium-size bowl combine rum and soda.
  2. Rub pork all over with kosher salt and pepper.
  3. Place onion chunks in bottom of slow cooker. Place pork shoulder on top of onion. Pour rum and soda mixture over pork.
  4. Cook on high heat for 4 hours. Reduce heat to low and cook another 5 hours. You will want meat to fall off the bone and shreds easily when you poke it with a fork.
  5. Remove bone and any pieces of fat. Gently stir pork until begins to fall apart. Drain pork, discard onion chunks, and serve on buns.
  6. Serves 6
  7. Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 9 Hours (540 Minutes) Total Time: 9 Hours & 10 Minutes (550 Minutes)
  8. Note: To give your slow cooker a head start, heat the insert in a microwave for 5 minutes or so, to warm the meat and other ingredients.
  9. "Work With What You Got!"
  10. © Victoria Hart Glavin Tiny New York Kitchen © 2016 All Rights Reserved


Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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