Slow-Cooker Jerk Pork Sandwiches

Combine the fantastic flavors of Jamaica and Mexico in jerk pork sandwiches topped with corn relish, cilantro and lettuce.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 11 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8

Ingredients

2
1/2- to 3-pound pork boneless shoulder roast
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
3
tablespoons Caribbean jerk seasoning
1/2
cup chili sauce
1/2
cup purchased corn relish
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1
cup shredded lettuce
8
pita fold breads
  • 1 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Remove netting or strings from pork roast; cut pork into 2-inch pieces. Place pork and onion in cooker. Sprinkle with jerk seasoning; toss to coat. Pour chili sauce over top.
  • 2 Cover and cook on Low heat setting 9 to 11 hours.
  • 3 Place pork on cutting board; use 2 forks to pull pork into shreds. Return pork to cooker. Mix corn relish and cilantro in small bowl. To serve, layer lettuce, pork mixture and corn relish in pita fold breads.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    450
    (
    Calories from Fat
    160),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    18g
    18%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    90mg
    90%;
    Sodium
    760mg
    760%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    36g
    36%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    36g
    36%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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