Add liquid smoke and pour in Coca-Cola until it reaches nearly the top of the roast (or covers it depending on the cut of meat). Warmer weather is … Pour about another 1/2 cup of the soda all over the top of the pork shoulder. Pile them high with the pulled pork. This Cherry Coke Smoked Pulled Pork Barbecue Grilled Cheese wouldn’t be the delicacy it is, if not for the cherry coke infused, slowly smoked pulled pork. It’s an inexpensive cut of meat that cooks up perfectly in the smoker. Place the pork on smoker rack or grate, ideally right in the middle of your smoker. Our smoker, and a good pulled pork barbecue. Look no further than our recipe for the world’s best, creamy Smoked Mac & Cheese. Easy to make and perfect for game day! Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. ★☆ Cherry Coke Pulled Pork. Please tag @cookingwithjanica and use #cookingwithjanica on social media. 2. jars sweet baby rays BBQ sauce. Thank you for bringing this to Fiesta Friday , Your email address will not be published. Sprinkle on the BBQ spice rub and use your hands to make sure the entire piece of meat is covered. Those sandwiches looks amazing the kind I would just like to get stuck in to, possibly with a napkin on the side! Also when do I ever do anything by the book? Preheat your smoker to 225F. If you’re remotely related to my children, then you’ve already gotten all of the associated fart/butt jokes out of the way. In a skillet over medium heat, lay two cheddar cheese slices out. Inject that sucker with cherry coke before hand! After cooking low and slow all day, the pork … It’s fool proof, drama proof. Rate this recipe Season with garlic, onion, black pepper and cayenne pepper. Wanna know what will make it outstanding?? For example, you’re trying to work with a pork butt and you want incredibly tender meat that more accurately falls apart than is pulled? Posted by: Jessica Pinney / Grilling & Smoking, Pork. Using two spatulas, carefully flip the sandwich and continue cooking for another 2-3 minutes, or until the bread is golden brown and the cheese is melted. Remove it from the smoker and allow it to rest for 20 minutes before shredding with a fork. The best way, hands down, to smoke a pork butt is by marinating it first- brining it almost. ★☆ Looking for something yummy to serve this sandwich with? Wrap the top in aluminum foil and place it back in the smoker. A good technique is to push the needle into the meat at a 45-degree angle, then pull it out about halfway before injected the soda. And because we love each and everyone of y’all so much, instead of drawing this out into two posts- we’re giving you two recipes in one with this Cherry Coke Smoked Pulled Pork Barbecue Grilled Cheese. We embraced that idea this weekend, and took a long weekend vacation to Washington, DC for the hubs & I. Toss the pulled pork with your favorite vinegar-based barbecue sauce. Using our hands, rub the outside of the meat liberally with the dry rub covering as best as possible. It’s so easy to whip up this set it and forget it crock pot meal and the flavor is spot-on. We haven’t done that since our honeymoon. 1. pork bottom or shoulder (about 4 lbs) 1. bottle cherry coke enough to cover pork. It will make for a beautiful Easter. My flavorful homemade BBQ rub is the perfect blend of spices to compliment the sweet soda flavor. Every year when summer begins, I start smoking a pork shoulder about 2-3 times per month. Sprinkle the rub on, then use your hands to distribute it – covering the entire pork shoulder. Delicious, tender and juicy smoked pulled pork made possible via the use of Cherry Dr Pepper and Jeff's original rub. Today, I want to talk about another much needed warmer weather thing the Hubs and I both sorely needed. This Cherry Cola pulled pork is one of my favorite Summertime recipes! We were long overdue. You will be so glad you did. Now prepare the pork shoulder. Hands down the BEST pulled pork I’ve ever made. I use about 1/2 cup of the soda and inject it about every 2-3″ across the top of the meat. ★☆ Every pork shoulder cooks differently, so I can’t say how long exactly it will take, but generally 5 – 6 hours. Cook the sandwich for 2-3 minutes, or until golden brown and crisp. Prep Time 25 mins What was that? Warmer weather is right around the corner. Why? Sauer's barbecue sauce, or other vinegar based sauce of your choosing. I add half of a sliced onion & garlic bulb to the water pan for aromatics. 9 years ago! DIRECTIONS. I have never used Cherry Coke in food, how intriguing. Lunch or dinner, either one, this is the meal for you. Transfer the pork butt (fat side up) to a disposable 9x13 baking tin. Rinse and pat dry roast. While we’ll have a full post coming in the following week or two detailing all our travel tips, and must-see’s. It's a simple recipe that can be thrown together and cooked low and slow in the oven or in the crock pot. Some of the soda will likely come out of the top of the hole, so do not be worried when that happens. Top with several sliced onions, a sprinkle of cilantro, another two slices of cheddar, and finish with another slice of buttered sour dough. The secret to this smoked pork shoulder is Cherry Coke! Pour more cherry coke all over the top and wrap with foil. Cherry Coke Smoked Pulled Pork Barbecue Grilled Cheese. Begin preparing your pork shoulder by injecting it with the Cherry Coke. (Some of the soda will run out of the top of the hole, this is normal). Since we’ve been smokin’ meat, we’ve learned a thing or two. Every year when summer begins, I start smoking a pork … The soda injected meat pairs perfectly with homemade bbq rub – making it the most flavorful and juicy pulled pork ever! We'd love to see! It may take a little time, but slowly smoked pulled pork tossed in your favorite barbecue sauce is sandwiched between layers of rich cheddar with a bit of red onion and cilantro, and finished off with crisp sour dough bread. Inject it into the pork butt/shoulder about every 2", refilling as necessary. We’re going to use that to help make our rub stick. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. There are so many different ways it can be served – we never get tired of it! The first step in smoking our pork shoulder is to pre-heat the smoker to get it going at the right temp. Learn how your comment data is processed. But we’re not gonna do that, we’re gonna do a short cut. The best grilled cheese you’ve ever had is right around the corner. A pork butt is our most favorite thing to smoke, and you literally can’t go wrong. Season with salt and pepper, and place in the slow cooker insert ; Add the 1 cup of cherry coke into the slow cooker bowl, cover and cook on low for … 9 years ago? A good technique is to push the needle all the way in at a 45-degree angle, then back it out about 1/2 way and inject the liquid. Place roast in a 5 quart crock pot. Pork shoulder infused with Cherry Coke and covered in a BBQ rub then smoked low and slow to make flavorful and moist pulled pork. However, if you’re making pulled pork, you’ll want to cook it all the way until it hits 205F. This Cherry Coke Smoked Pulled Pork Barbecue Grilled Cheese is where it’s at- for lunch, for dinner, for anything! Remove the meat from the smoker, and let it rest undisturbed on a counter top for an hour. Take out at 160F and place in a disposable pan. These Cherry Coke Smoked Pulled Pork Barbecue Grilled Cheese are the ultimate way to celebrate Spring & Summer, and the perfect way to introduce your smoker to a new season. We missed the blooming of the cherry blossoms. Smoker for 4.5 hours then mist with Cherry Dr. Pepper. This smoke was done on a Yoder YS640 wood fired pellet smoker. Remove the bone and any gristle or excess fat. Pork is best cooked low and slow, so we’re going to aim to keep the smoker at 225F. … Liberally butter the outsides of the sourdough slices. Start by injecting it with Cherry Coke. These Cherry Coke Smoked Pulled Pork Barbecue Grilled Cheese are the ultimate way to celebrate Spring & Summer, and the perfect way to introduce your smoker to a new season. Add the wood chunks, then fill the water pan and add the garlic bulb and 1/2 onion. Fill a meat injector with cherry coke. A little salt and pepper, BBQ sauce and our secret ingredient of cherry … Place the pork shoulder fat side down on your smoker’s middle rack. Because that would require planning ahead, which isn’t one of my strong suits- in the kitchen or out. Moisten the pulled pork with the braising liquid from the pan before serving. This will help the rub stick. I’m all about that short cut kinda life!