Slow Cooker Sweet Pulled Pork Tacos

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Ingredients

  • 3 pound bone-in pork shoulder
  • Marinade
  • 1/4 cup Dixie Crystals Light Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 8 ounces cola (Coca Cola or similar)
  • Sweet Sauce
  • 8 ounces red enchilada sauce
  • 1/2 cup Dixie Crystals Light Brown Sugar
  • 8 ounces cola (Coca Cola or similar)
  • 4 ounces (1 can) green chiles, undrained
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Serve with tortillas, cheddar cheese, sour cream and cilantro

      Directions

      1. In a small bowl, combine all marinade ingredients except cola to make a seasoning rub for pork. Place pork in base of slow cooker and cover evenly with rub.  Pour cola around pork, cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours, undisturbed. 
      2. Just before pork is done cooking, make Sweet Sauce by blending all ingredients in a blender until smooth; set aside. 
      3. When pork is done transfer roast to a large bowl, discarding juice and bone.  Shred meat with two forks. 
      4. Put shredded pork back into slow cooker with Sweet Sauce. Cook on low for 2 hours. 
      5. To serve, warm tortillas and top with a small handful of cheddar cheese and sweet pulled pork.  Top with sour cream and cilantro if desired. 
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      Recipe developed for Dixie Crystals by Kelley Epstein @Mountain Mama Cooks.  

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