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Tequila Lime Pulled Pork Sandwiches

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Welcome to Jeanie and Lulu’s Kitchen, a love letter to my two incredible grandmothers, both of whom I think about every time I’m in the kitchen.
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These incredible tequila lime pulled pork sandwiches came together in minutes before cooking low and slow for hours. The avocado and salsa finish them up perfectly.

6HR 20MIN

Total Time

6HR 15MIN

Active Time
Jeanie and Lulu's Kitchen
Welcome to Jeanie and Lulu’s Kitchen, a love letter to my two incredible grandmothers, both of whom I think about every time I’m in the kitchen.
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Ingredients
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Servings:
10
Serves 10
1/2 tsp
Chili Powder
1/4 tsp
Cayenne Pepper
1/4 tsp
Ground Nutmeg
1 pinch
1 pinch
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
1 dash
3
Limes , zested, juiced
1/2 cup
Tequila
2 cups
Chicken Stock
1/4 cup
Fresh Cilantro , finely chopped
1
Onion , thinly sliced, peeled
10
Whole Grain Hamburger Buns
For Serving
to taste
Avocados , sliced
to taste
Salsa
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Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
817
FAT
46.9 g
PROTEIN
66.1 g
CARBS
21.5 g

Directions

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Step 1
Stir the Chili Powder (1/2 teaspoon), Smoked Paprika (1/2 teaspoon), Cayenne Pepper (1/4 teaspoon), Ground Nutmeg (1/4 teaspoon), Salt (1 pinch), and Freshly Ground Black Pepper (1 pinch) together in a small bowl.
Step 2
Get out the Pork Shoulder (8 pound) and rub that mixture all over it.
Step 3
Then heat the Olive Oil (1 dash) in a large Dutch oven over medium high heat. Brown the pork shoulder for about 2 minutes on each side to bring out the flavors of the spice rub.
Step 4
Pour in the juice of the Lime (3), Tequila (1/2 cup), Chicken Stock (2 cup), Fresh Cilantro (1/4 cup), and Onion (1).
Step 5
Let it come to low boil, then cover the pot with its lid. Reduce the heat to a simmer and let it go low and slow for 6 hours.
Step 6
When it is done, remove the pork shoulder from the pot onto a large cutting board. Use two forks to shred the meat off of the bone and fat back. Transfer it to a bowl and pour a cup of the cooking liquid on the shredded pork. Mix it together.
Step 7
Then assemble the sandwiches. Toast the Whole Grain Hamburger Bun (10) then pile on the pork, a couple of slices of Avocado (to taste), and a couple of spoonfuls of Salsa (to taste). Enjoy!

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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
817
% Daily Value*
Fat
46.9 g
60%
Saturated Fat
16.1 g
80%
Trans Fat
0.4 g
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Cholesterol
238.1 mg
79%
Carbohydrates
21.5 g
8%
Fiber
2.1 g
8%
Sugars
3.8 g
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Protein
66.1 g
132%
Sodium
397.7 mg
17%
Vitamin D
2.5 µg
12%
Calcium
79.0 mg
6%
Iron
4.5 mg
25%
Potassium
1188.9 mg
25%
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