Tropical Barbecued Pulled Pork

June 21, 2013

Mango barbecued pulled pork from My Tasty Handbook  is a tropical twist on an American classic.  Tender pieces of pork are tossed in a homemade mango barbecue sauce that's spicy, fruity and absolutely delicious.  If you are not a fan of mango, you can substitute with peach or papaya instead.  Serve the mango pulled pork in a sweet roll with a slaw salad and sweet potato fries.

Tropical Barbecued Pulled Pork

Ingredients:
3 pounds 1 boneless pork shoulder (Boston butt), excess fat removed, cut into chunks
 
Rub:
2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
1 tablespoon paprika
salt, depending on preference
 
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
1 onion, finely minced
2 tablespoons minced ginger
1 serrano pepper, thinly sliced (seeds discarded if you don’t like it spicy)
1 liter Mango Nectar
2 tablespoons molasses
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 teaspoon cayenne or Aleppo pepper
 
For full recipe instructions, click here.

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