Slow Cooker Coca-Cola Pulled Pork BBQ Sliders are my family’s favorite tailgating foods. I love that I can make them up in my crockpot, which saves a ton of time and work on my part. Plus they can be made before the game making less up and down during those good games!
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We love football season every yearr! The kids have decided that we will be making at least one new tailgating recipe each week as the season continues. As a busy mom, I have been leaning towards easy recipes that require the least amount of work possible. The kids have realized how easy the crockpot is for me to use, plus the food is always amazing! This week we whipped up these Coca-Cola Pulled Pork BBQ Sliders!
Coca-Cola Pulled Pork BBQ Sliders Ingredients:
- Pork Shoulder Roast– You can also use a pork butt roast instead of a pork shoulder roast.
- Honey BBQ Sauce-You can swap out with a spicy bbq sauce blend if you want to.
- Minced Garlic
How To Make Slow Cooker Coca-Cola Pulled Pork BBQ Sliders
Start with spraying the inside of the crockpot with a non-stick spray, or using a slow cooker liner. I made this in my 8 Quart Crockpot; enough for leftovers!
Crockpot LinersNonstick Sprays
Next, place the roast in the crockpot and cover with minced garlic; I like to spread mine like a paste.
After that, pour in your Coca-Cola; I used about 1 ½ cans.
The amount of Coca-Cola will be based on the size of your roast. Be sure to cover the bottom of the crockpot with liquid to keep the meat nice and moist.
Finally, cover your crockpot with the lid and cook on the low-temperature setting for 6 to 8 hours.
After your meat is cooked, use a meat thermometer to verify that your meat has reached a safe internal temperature of 145°F.
Once you have verified that your pork is finished cooking, carefully remove the meat from the crockpot onto a plate.
Using two forks, pull the meat apart carefully and shred it. Another option is to use gloves to pull the meat into shreds or use Meat Clawsthey make it easy to shred meat.
Once the meat has been all shredded, place the shredded meat into a bowl to mix with BBQ sauce.
After your bbq sauce is in the bowl and mix the sauce well with the shredded pork with a fork or your hands, ensuring all the sauce is distributed well.
Optional: Add a bit of Coca-Cola into the pork bbq mixture to add more flavor.
Now you are ready to scoop and serve!
The final step, scoop the pulled pork onto slider-sized buns, you can use other buns, but my kids love slider buns! They are the perfect size for their tiny hands. Serve with your favorite side dish, or in our case, potato chips!
Who would you like to share a Coke with this football season? What are your go-to tailgating recipes?
RECIPES USING COCA-COLA
- Coca-Cola BBQ Grilled Wings
- Coke Zero BBQ Crock Pot Chicken
- Pulled Coca-Cola Pulled Pork Sandwiches
- Coke Zero BBQ Crock Pot Wings
- Coca-Cola Butt BBQ Chicken
- Crock Pot Coca-Cola Ham
- Brine With Coca-Cola
- Coca-Cola Slow Cooker BBQ Kielbasa
- Coca-Cola Slow Cooker Ribs
- Coke Zero BBQ Chicken Sliders
HOW TO STORE LEFTOVER BBQ PULLED Pork
Store in the fridge in an air-tight container for up to five days. You can freeze this in the freezer for up to six months in an air-tight container.
WHAT TO SERVE WITH BBQ Pork SLIDERS
Any side will go with these, but these are some of my favorite dishes with bbq chicken sliders.
- Tater Tots
- Crockpot Loaded Baked Beans
- Potato Salad
- Sweet Potato Fries
- Macaroni And Cheese
- Grilled Corn on the Cob
Coca Cola Pulled Pork BBQ Sliders And Football Snack Bags!
These Coca Cola Pulled Pork BBQ Sliders are a great way to tailgate!! Plus with being in the crock pot super easy to make!
Spray the inside of the crock pot with a non-stick spray
Place the roast in crock pot and cover with minced garlic, I like to spread mine on like a paste
Next, pour in Coca Cola I used 1 ½ cans. This is based on the size of your roast. You want to make sure you are covering the bottom of the crock pot with liquid to keep the meat nice and moist.
Finally, cover your crock pot with the lid and cook on low temperature setting for 6 to 8 hours.
After 6 to 8 hours, use a meat thermometer to verify that your meat has reached a safe internal temperature of 160 °F.
Once you have verified that your pork is finished cooking, carefully remove the meat from the crockpot. Place it on a plate large enough so you can shred the pork roast
Using two forks pull the meat apart carefully and shred it. Another option is to use gloves to pull the meat into shreds
Once the meat is shredded place it into a bowl to mix with BBQ sauce.
Add your sauce to the bowl and mix well with fork or your hands, ensure all the sauce is distributed well. If you want you can also pour in a bit more Coca Cola to give the meat more flavor.
Now you are ready to scoop and serve!
Place the pulled pork onto slider sized buns, you can use other buns, but my kids just love slider buns! They are the perfect size for their small hands. Serve with your favorite side dish, or in our case potato chips!
I love bbq pork sandwiches! I’ll have to make some for my extended family next time we get together!
These look so good! I think they’d be a hit.
Can you use same ingredients but with chicken breasts.
You can! I shared how to do it with Coke Zero but you can use regular Coca-Cola too!