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Old 11-24-2021, 01:43 AM   #1
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Pulled pork enhancement

I have some frozen, store bought pulled pork. It's okay. We liked it the first time, but found it kinda boring the second time. What would you add to make it more interesting? I prefer easy suggestions. I want to serve it on buns.

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Old 11-24-2021, 05:10 AM   #2
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honey/mustard sauce, or a little bit of ground cloves. Your favorited BBQ sauce will also kick it up a bit. Add a Carolina BBQ sauce to change it up a bit. A good, wet slaw (KFC Style)added to the bun can also do wonders for a pulled pork sandwich.

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If I don't make my own, I sometimes buy an Aldi packaged pulled pork.

I will add Knorr Caldo de Tomate for a kick of Mexican flavoring and use the product as a taco or burrito filling.

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Old 11-24-2021, 09:02 AM   #4
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Fry up some onion, garlic, cumin and chile peppers , then add the pulled pork and a cup of orange juice. A decent shot at "Cochinito Pibil!
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Lots of good suggestions above, so I'll just add French's Crispy Fried Onions. Pulled Pork sandwiches are the reason I keep a can in the pantry.
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When I make pulled pork I save back rub and after pulling I toss rub in along with my vinegar sauce.

A whole butt that is smoked doesn't really have the ability to pick up all those good flavors and it is just too big so adding rub at the end is a way to help flavor more of the meat.
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I have some frozen, store bought pulled pork. It's okay. We liked it the first time, but found it kinda boring the second time. What would you add to make it more interesting? I prefer easy suggestions. I want to serve it on buns.
Fry it in a cast iron skillet until the edges are crispy, add chopped onion, diced potatoes and julienned jalapeño, and whatever Mexican seasonings you like and roll it up in a large flour tortilla, burrito style, with some salsa picante, folding the sides in. To make it a breakfast burrito, add scrambled eggs. To make it a chimichanga, deep fry it.
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Old 11-24-2021, 02:55 PM   #8
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Is it smoked? If not, add some smoked paprika to any of the ideas above to kick it up a notch.
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Thanks folks. There are some interesting ideas here. I certainly have some inspiration.
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