American Style Pulled Pork

PennyBy Penny    

April 21, 2015


2kg joint of pork shoulder

American mustard

50g dark brown sugar

3 tbspn paprika ( hot and smoked is good )

3 tbspn coarse sea salt

1 tbspn mustard powder

1 tbspn cayenne pepper

1 tbspn black pepper

1 tbspn ground cumin

1 tbspn dried thyme


1Mix all the dry rub ingredients together

2Remove the rind from the pork but leave the fat

3Smear over the American mustard

4Now coat in the dry rub all over

5Cover and chill for 1 hr minimum , overnight is ideal

6Heat oven to 160C

7Put pork into a roasting tin and cook for about 6 hrs

8The pork will blacken , but that is the rub not the meat

9Remove from oven and let it stand for 10 minutes before shredding

10Serve on buns with BBQ sauce , corn on the cob , coleslaw and onion rings