North Carolina Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwiches

By March 28, 2018 June 6th, 2018 Pork, Pork Sandwiches, Recipes, Sandwiches
North Carolina Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwiches

Makes: 10 – 12 servings
Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 2 hours


5 – 5 1/2-lb boneless pork shoulder roast
2 c cider vinegar
1/4 c packed brown sugar
1 T red pepper flakes
1 T Worcestershire sauce
1 t salt
Hot pepper sauce, to taste
10 to 12 hamburger buns, spit and toasted
Coleslaw (optional)
4 c wood chips (use hickory or oak chips for the best flavor)


  1. BBQ Sauce:
    • In medium bowl, combine vinegar, brown sugar, red pepper flakes, Worcestershire sauce, salt and hot pepper sauce.
    • Divide sauce into two portions; set aside.
      Note: At least 1 hour before grilling, soak wood chips in enough water to cover; drain before using.
  2. Rub meat with salt and black pepper.
  3. Preheat the grill to medium heat.
  4. Add 1/2 inch hot water to drip pan.
  5. Sprinkle half of the drained wood chips over the coals.
  6. Place meat on grill rack over drip pan.
  7. Cover and grill about 4 hours or until meat is very tender.
  8. Remove meat from grill; cover with foil and let stand for 20-30 minutes.
  9. Using a fork, shred meat into long, thin strands.
  10. Pour sauce over shredded meat; toss to coat.
  11. Serve on toasted buns.

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