Pulled pork

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Save time by cooking the meat in the oven overnight – that way it’s ready to be enjoyed the following day.

1 Combine all the ingredients, except the pork, to make a sauce. Preheat the oven to 140°C.

2 Place the pork in an ovenproof casserole dish. Pour the sauce over the meat and season with salt and pepper. Cover the dish with a lid or foil so it’s tightly sealed. Roast in the oven for 6-8 hours or until the meat is soft enough to flake with a fork. You can turn the meat every now and then; if it seems dry, add a little water.

3 Once the meat is tender, remove it from the oven. If the skin appears dark, don’t be alarmed – cut it off, as well as the fat. Using two forks, flake the meat.


• You can use a leg of pork instead of a pork shoulder.

Serving suggestions

• The pork is delicious as is with roast potatoes.

• Mix the flaked meat and sauce, and serve with Dijon mustard and gherkins or with slices of apple and coleslaw on a bun.

• The flaked meat makes a great topping for a baked potato or sweet potato.

• It’s also a tasty filling for nachos, rotis or pancakes.

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