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Jamaican-flavoured pulled pork

Prep time 15 minutes Cook time 3 hours 40 minutes

Serves 6 people



  • 1.8 kg bone-in shoulder of pork, rind removed
  • 1 ½ cups salt reduced chicken stock
  • ½ cup barbecue sauce
  • ½ cup firmly-packed brown sugar
  • 1 brown onion, roughly chopped
  • Bread rolls and coleslaw, to serve

Jamaican rub

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt flakes
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. 1.
    Preheat oven to 160˚C/140˚C fan-forced. Place pork into a roasting pan. To make rub, combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix until combined. Sprinkle rub over pork and gently rub into the flesh.
  2. 2.
    Combine stock, barbecue sauce, sugar and onion in a bowl. Pour mixture around the pork. Cover with a sheet of baking paper and cover tightly with foil. Bake for 3 ½ hours or until pork is very tender.
  3. 3.
    Transfer pork to a plate. Place roasting pan onto a high heat. Bring barbecue sauce mixture to the boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 8-10 minutes until thickened.
  4. 4.
    Using 2 forks, shred pork and place into bowl, drizzle over the reduced barbecue sauce mixture. Toss until combined. Serve pulled pork in bread rolls with coleslaw.