Pulled Pork with Sweet and Tangy Barbeque Sauce

Get ready, because this pulled pork recipe is to die for! And if you like sweet and tangy barbeque sauce, then hold on to your hat cowboy. Because you are never going to want to buy pre-made sauce again. This sauce would rock on ANY meat you pour it on. Brisket, chicken, ribs, whatever.

Pulled Pork Ingredients:

Sweet and Tangy Pulled Pork

Sweet and Tangy Pulled Pork

  • 6 Pounds Boston Butt Roast
  • 4 Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 2 Tsp Seasoning Salt
  • 2 Tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • 1/8 Tbs Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 Onion, Chopped
  • 3 Cups Barbecue Sauce (recipe below!)

Pulled Pork Directions:

  1. Rub garlic, seasoning salt, pepper and cayenne pepper to taste onto roast.
  2. Place roast in a large Dutch oven or pot and fill half way with water add onion.
  3. Bring to a rolling boil over high heat.
  4. Reduce heat simmer and let cook until meat falls off the bone. This should take at least 3 to 4 hours depending on the size of the roast.
  5. Remove roast. Remove and discard bone and fat as well as any water and onions remaining in pot.
  6. Place hot roast in a serving bowl and pour on your favorite barbecue sauce.
  7. Stir until well blended. The meat will literally pull into little pieces as you stir.

Tip: If making this for a smaller group, you can also buy Boston butt boneless country ribs. Just shorten the cooking time to when the meat breaks apart when touched with a fork. For 2 pounds it takes about an hour and 45 minutes.

Sweet and Tangy Barbeque Sauce Ingredients:

  • 2 Cups Ketchup
  • 2 Cups Tomato Sauce
  • 1 1/4 Cups Brown Sugar
  • 1 1/4 Cups Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1/2 Cup Unsulfured Molasses
  • 4 Tsp Hickory-Flavored Liquid Smoke
  • 2 Tbs Butter
  • 1/2 Tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Onion Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 Tsp Paprika
  • 1/4 Tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 Tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tsp Coarsely Ground Black Pepper

Barbeque Sauce Directions:

  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, mix together the ketchup, tomato sauce, brown sugar, wine vinegar, molasses, liquid smoke and butter.
  2. Season with garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder, paprika, cinnamon, cayenne, salt and pepper.
  3. Reduce heat to low, and simmer for up to 20 minutes.
  4. For thicker sauce, simmer longer, and for thinner, less time is needed. Sauce can also be thinned using a bit of water if necessary.