Nothing could be finer than to have some Yankee Carolina Pulled Pork Barbecue. Day or night, an absolute Southern delight with a Yankee twist. Seriously delish!

Yankee Carolina Pulled Pork Barbecue
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Recipe type: Sandwiches
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8
  • 1 pork butt roast (about 4 pounds)
  • 1 Quart charcoal (preferably not briquettes)
  • 4 chunks hickory wood
  • 2 Tablespoons freshly-ground black pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon salt
  • 1 Tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
  • 8 white hamburger buns
  • prepared or homemade coleslaw
Carolina Red Sauce:
  • 1 1/2 Cups cider vinegar
  • 1/2 Cup ketchup
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  1. Bring roast to room temperature while preparing the fire. For the fire, pile the charcoal on one side of a covered grill and light. Soak the hickory chunks in water for at least 90 minutes.
  2. When the coals are white around the edges, combine pepper, salt, paprika, mustard and cayenne and rub it evenly over the roast. Scatter the hickory chunks over the pile of coals (do not spread). Place grid on grill. Place roast on grid, on the side away from the coals. Cover and adjust top vents so they are one-quarter open. Bottom vents should remain fully open.
  3. Cook pork for 4 hours, opening lid as infrequently as possible. It should not be necessary to add more coals.
  4. Remove roast from grill and tightly seal in a double thickness of foil. Bake at 300 degrees for 3 hours, until an instant-read thermometer registers 210 degrees. Unwrap roast and place on a cutting board. Shred the meat with a fork. Lightly dress with Carolina Red Sauce, or pass the sauce at the table.
  5. Pile the meat on hamburger buns and top with coleslaw. Close the sandwich and enjoy!
For the Carolina Red Sauce:
  1. Combine all ingredients and stir to dissolve sugar. Serve at room temperature. Keeps indefinitely in the refrigerator.
This recipe yields 8 servings.

Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: each serving Calories: 32 Fat: trace (5.4% calories from fat) Carbohydrates: 9g Sodium: 1245mg Fiber: trace Protein: trace Cholesterol: 0mg

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