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Top 5 Favorites of 2009… #4 BBQ Pulled Pork and Chipotle Onion Sandwiches

Pulled pork is such a crowd pleaser and by adding these chipotle spiced onions you are really taking it to another level.  You can easily prepare a meal like this for plenty of people, or a smaller family dinner…just freeze your leftover shredded pork in freezer bags for future meals.  The tender meat works really well in quesadillas or tacos.

#4 Bbq Pulled Pork and Chipotle Onion Sandwiches


Bbq Pulled Pork and Chipotle Onion Sandwiches
Recipe from Aggie’s Kitchen

(Printable Recipe)

1 Boston butt or pork shoulder roast (4-6lbs, depending on the size of your slow cooker)
1 large onion, sliced
salt and pepper to taste
3-4 whole, crushed garlic cloves
1 cup water
your favorite Barbeque sauce

1 large red onion, thinly sliced
1 large yellow onion, thinly sliced
1-2 tablespoons of oil
2 teaspoons of chipotle chili powder
couple – few dashes of Tabasco Chipotle hot sauce

Place pork roast in the slow cooker; add water, sliced onion, salt and pepper and garlic cloves. Cover and cook on low for about 9 to 11 hours, or until very tender. Drain all juices off, discard any fat and bone. Shred or chop pork. Continue cooking on high for about 1 hour.

Prepare onion topping by adding 1-2 tablespoons of oil in non stick skillet over medium high heat. Add onions to pan, salt and pepper to taste. Continue to cook for approximately 10-15 minutes, or until soft. Add 2 teaspoons of chipotle chili powder and a couple of dashes of Tabasco Chipotle sauce to onions. Combine and continue to cook for another 10 minutes. If onions are sticking to bottom of pan, deglaze by adding a couple of tablespoons of apple cider vinegar to pan.

Serve shredded pork on potato rolls with your favorite barbeque sauce, top with caramelized chipotle onions.

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7 comments on “Top 5 Favorites of 2009… #4 BBQ Pulled Pork and Chipotle Onion Sandwiches”

  1. Yuppers- made this yesterday! My family can’t get enough of it!

  2. My hubs would love this. I better make it for him:)

  3. My goodness that looks and sounds perfect. I started a dumb diet today. What was I thinking??!!!

  4. So glad this made the list!! I love this recipe and make it all the time!! Yum!!

  5. Now that’s what I’m talking about! I love pulled pork and the concept of chipotle onions is awesome.

  6. Aggie,
    You know how much I love pulled pork. The onions on top make it extra special. I still need to give these onions a try.

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