Texas Two Step Pulled Pork

Updated: Oct 8


INGREDIENTS:

4 LBS. Pork Shoulder (also known as Pork Butt)

½ Cup Apple Cider Vinegar

1 ½ Cup Chicken Broth

¼ Cup Brown Sugar

1 TBS Worcestershire Sauce

1 Large Dice Onion

2 TSP Minced Garlic (2 Cloves)

1 TSP Vegetable Oil

1 TBS Prepare Yellow Mustard

6 TBS Spice Spice Baby’s Texas Two Step rub

METHOD:

1. Trim the Pork Shoulder of excess fat. (it will still be fatty-make sure you get all the big areas of fat and remove them). Rub the pork all-over with the Texas Two Step. Be generous, use all the spice that is called for. (this can be done a day in advance).

2. Add the ingredients to the slow cooker in the following order:

Oil, onions, pork shoulder, garlic, brown sugar, remaining liquids

3. Set the slow cooker to a high temperature for 20 minutes, then lower the temperature to 225 and cook for at least 6 hours. The pork should easily pull away with a fork You may need to cook it for up to 8 hours.

COMMENTARY:

This is a very easy version of a pulled pork BBQ. It can be done well in advance or while you are at work. You may want to sauce the BBQ at the end-but I like it just the way it is. If you have never had authentic Texas BBQ this is a great introduction to that flavor profile. I designed Texas Two Step after a visit to Austin Texas with my wife and became obsessed with re-creating an authentic Texas flavor with a dry rub.

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