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Pulled Pork With Homemade Spicy BBQ Sauce

INGREDIENTS (8 SERVINGS)

  • 6 kg pork shoulder, boneless (3.5 lb)
  • 1 large white onion (150 g / 3 oz)
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1/3 cup Spicy BBQ sauce( recipe below)  (80 g / 2.8 oz)
  • 1/2 cup of chicken broth

RUBBING SPICES:

  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black or white pepper

COOKING TIME

Overall : 4-6 hours (slow Cooker)  1 hour (instant pot)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat your slow cooker and set to high. Mix all the spices in a bowl. Score the skin of the pork by making cuts about an inch apart from one or both
  2. Rub the spices into the pork. Peel and roughly slice the onion. Place in the preheated slow cooker and add bay leaves.
  3. Place the pork on top of the onion, add the BBQ sauce and chicken broth and cover with a lid. Cook for between 6-8 hours in a slow cooker
  4. When done, open the lid and remove the pork, using two forks or tongs shred the meat into smaller pieces add it to the juices in the pot and stir together.
  5. Serve and enjoy

NUTRITION FACTS        (per serving)

TOTAL CARBS: 5.2 g FIBER: 1.4 g

NET CARBS: 3.8 g PROTEIN: 35 g

FAT: 36.6 g

CALORIES: 497 kcal MACRONUTRIENT RATIO: CARBS (3%)

PROTEIN (29%)

FAT (68%)

MAGNESIUM: 47 mg (12% RDA)

POTASSIUM: 760 mg (38% EMR)

Spicy BBQ Sauce

NUTRITION FACTS

TOTAL CARBS: 2.7 g FIBER: 0.9 g

NET CARBS: 1.8 g PROTEIN: 0.54 g

FAT: 2.2 g

(per serving / 2 tbsp / 30 g / 1 oz)

CALORIES: 29 kcal MACRONUTRIENT RATIO: CARBS (24%)

PROTEIN (8%)

FAT (68%)

INGREDIENTS (1 ½ CUPS)

  • 1 cup tomato puree (240 g / 8.5 oz)
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 tbsp ghee or extra virgin coconut oil (30 g / 1.1 oz)
  • 2 tsp paprika (regular or smoked)
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder, unsweetened (10 g / 0.4 oz)
  • ½ tsp smoked salt or pink Himalayan rock salt
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar, red/white wine vinegar or fruit vinegar
  • 2 tbsp coconut aminos
  • 2 tbsp Erythritol (20 g / 0.7 oz)
  • 5-10 drops Stevia extract
  • freshly ground black pepper

Prep Time : 10 minutes

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Weigh or measure all the ingredients. Peel and mash the Place everything into a saucepan: the ketchup, ghee, garlic, coconut aminos, vinegar, smoked salt, cacao powder, paprika, chilli powder, Erythritol and stevia. Cover with a lid, cook for 5-10 minutes over a medium heat. When done, take off the heat.
  2. Done! Transfer in a glass jar and keep in the fridge up to a month. This recipe makes about 370 g / 13 oz of BBQ sauce (24-26 tablespoons). There is less than 1 g net carbs per one tablespoon!

NOTE:

Coconut aminos is a healthier alternative to soy sauce and is recommended as a healthy substitute. You can use any vinegar you like such as apple cider or white/red wine vinegar or even try making your own fruit vinegar.

 

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