Bourbon-Mango Pulled Pork

Bourbon-Mango Pulled Pork

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"Spicy, smoky, and sweet. This is the perfect addition to that crusty roll you've been trying to figure out a sandwich filling for!"
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Ingredients

6 h 20 m servings 319 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 319 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 8 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.5g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 23.7 g
  • 47%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 995 mg
  • 40%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Peel the mangos and remove the pits. Place the pits into a slow cooker, then roughly chop the mango and set aside. Place the pork shoulder into the slow cooker, and season with the black pepper, kosher salt, and 1 teaspoon chipotle powder; pour in the balsamic vinegar and water.
  2. Cover, and cook on Low 5 to 8 hours until the meat is very tender. Once done, drain the pork, discarding the cooking liquid and mango pits, and shred with two forks.
  3. While the pork is cooking, puree the chopped mango in a blender until smooth, then pour into a saucepan along with the honey, 1 teaspoon chipotle powder, and whiskey. Bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer, stirring frequently until the mango has reduced and darkened slightly, about 10 minutes. Stir in the barbeque sauce, and remove from the heat.
  4. Return the shredded pork to the slow cooker, and stir in the mango barbeque sauce. Cover, and cook on High 1 to 2 hours until the pork absorbs the barbeque sauce.

Footnotes

  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

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Made it for a party. Some of the comments I heard besides "delicious" were "This is definately a two plater" I did make my own version. After slow cooking 10 pounds for 14 hours, I

Most helpful critical review

The BBQ sauce (Sweet Baby Ray's honey chipotle) completely overwhelmed the other flavors. It was good, but I'm not sure it would have tasted any different had we skipped the mango, chipotle powd...

Made it for a party. Some of the comments I heard besides "delicious" were "This is definately a two plater" I did make my own version. After slow cooking 10 pounds for 14 hours, I

I just made this recipe today and it is definitely a "keeper"! My husband even said it is better than his mother's - and he's never said that before! I followed the recipe exactly except that I ...

OMG!OMG! I have been on a roll- every recipe ive tried has been great lately. Ths was no exception. This looked unusual but delish so I decided to try it. It WAS unusual but in a very good way. ...

Oh my oh my, this is without a doubt the best pulled pork I have ever had, bar none! Anyone that makes this for the first time and tastes the juice before it's pored off, it is super spicy, but...

This was very good. I had an 8 pound piece of meat so of course I doubled everything. I thought the amount of barbeque sauce was too much so I added a total of 36 ounces instead of the 48 ounces...

This was my first time making pulled pork and this was a nice, easy, and very delicious introduction. I did listen to other reviewers and made the following changes: I mixed the salt, pepper an...

All the liquid had boiled off long before I checked on mine after 7 hours on low. I also only needed to cook it an additional 30 minutes instead of 1-2 hours after making the sauce. It still t...

mm mmm mmm I adapted to what I had on hand but used this as my base! I had a bourbon "marinade" rub on hand and only one mango...but a gob of mango salsa from Costco did the trick for the rest....

A few comments and questions to answer here: I prefer chipotle because it adds a smoky flavor I prefer in my pulled pork. When you are using a crock pot instead of a low, slow bbq, you have to ...