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Slow Cooked Smoky Pulled Pork with Chipotle Mayo


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  • 3 tablespoons hot smoked paprika
  • 2 tablespoons demerara sugar
  • 4 garlic cloves (peeled and crushed)
  • 4 thyme sprigs (leaves finely chopped - keep stems)
  • Olive oil
  • 2-3kg pork butt (front middle shoulder) - bone in
  • rind removed
  • 4 onions (peeled and quartered)
  • Salt and pepper
  • White baps
  • Chipotle Mayo:
  • 300g quality mayo
  • 1-2 tablespoons chipotle paste (use 2 teaspoons smoked paprika if unavailable)
  • 1 teaspoon runny honey
  • 1 tablespoon wholegrain mustard


servings 6
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 300mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Preheat oven to 140°C.

Step 2

Mix paprika, sugar, garlic and thyme leaves in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then add a little oil to make a paste. Rub all over the pork, massaging well in. Cover and chill for 24 hours.

Step 3

Put onions in roasting tin. Sprinkle with thyme stalks. Put pork on top, fattiest side up. Roast for 1 hour then cover with foil and cook for further 4-5 hours until tender and falling off the bone.

Step 4

Combine all chipotle mayo ingredients in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper and mix well.

Step 5

When pork cooked, cover loosely with foil and rest for 1 hour. Pull meat away in chunks. Serve with mayo in baps.

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My son just won't eat Chipotle mayo! Is there another kind you'd reccomend that would go well with this?

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