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Pulled Pork with Green Apple Slaw

Pulled Pork with Green Apple Slaw By Atmosphere Fine Foods (atmospherefinefoods@yahoo.ca)


Green Apple Slaw Ingredients
1 sweet red pepper diced
2 to 3 green onions diced
1 granny smith apple cut in to matchsticks or diced
1 package of coleslaw mix 454 grams.
3/4 cup of mayo
3/4 cup of vinegar
4 tablespoons white sugar
1 tsp salt
Good pinch of black pepper

Mix all of the ingredients together in a bowl and let sit in fridge for at least 2 hrs. (Tip: prepare ahead of time, the night before).


Pulled pork juice
1 1/2 cups apple juice
1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
2 tsp. of Atmosphere's Pulled Pork Spice Rub (or substitute with any of your favourite spice blends)


Put all the ingredients in a jar or bottle and shake mixing well (you can do this the night before). Set aside until ready to use. Pulled Pork 2 to 3 lbs of pork shoulder butt (also known as blade roast) Atmosphere's Pulled Pork Spice Rub (or any spice blend you like).


Generously rub the pork with spice blend and store in fridge for at least 2 hrs, or prepare ahead of time and let sit in fridge overnight. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. You can also use a slow cooker in which case you would put it on low. In a roasting pan add the pork juice and pork, cover and cook for 4 hrs. If using a slow cooker you can cook it all day. (Note: the pulled pork gets more tender the longer you cook it.)


Remove from oven. Let it rest for a few minutes. Take two forks and start pulling away until pieces resemble shreds of pork. (Note: you will know when the pork is ready because it will break apart very easily.) Add your favourite barbecue sauce. Serve the pulled pork with coleslaw and fresh buns. Serves 6 to 8 people.

Budget Breakdown

2 to 3 lbs of pulled pork around $7.00
Ingredients for coleslaw $3.50
Fresh buns $2.50
BBQ sauce $2.00+
Estimated cost $15.00.

Note: This is an approximate cost. Costs may vary according to season, region and sales.