Spicy Pulled Pork Sandwiches

This is hands down one of my favorite meals. I love the sweet and tangy flavor of the BBQ sauce which is followed by the slow burn of the dry rub used on the pork.


  • 2 T. Salt
  • 2 T. Fresh Cracked Black Pepper
  • 2 T. Brown Sugar
  • 2 T. Paprika
  • 1 1/2 T. Red Pepper
  • 1 T. Cayenne
  • 2 t. Chili Powder
  • 4 lbs. Shoulder Pork Roast
  • 2 C. Apple Juice
  • 1 C. Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 T. Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/2 T Liquid Smoke
  • 1 T. Garlic Powder
  • 1 T. Onion Powder
  • 1 Bottle Famous Dave’s Rich n’ Sassy BBQ Sauce


  1. Mix the dry rub ingredients in small bowl. 
  2. Sprinkle dry rub all over the pork roast, pressing into the pork. 
  3. Cover with plastic and refrigerate for one hour.
  4. Place roast in crock pot. 
  5. Combine liquid ingredients in a medium bowl and pour about a cup over meat and the rest into the pot. 
  6. Roast for four hours on low, then an additional two hours on high. 
  7. Remove from crock pot and shred 
  8. Place back into crock pot for an additional thirty min. 
  9. Remove the majority of the liquid from pot leaving about 1/2 cup liquid. 
  10. Add BBQ sauce mix and serve.

inspired by: www.foodnetwork.com

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