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Hawaiian Pulled Pork Crescent Ring

hawaiian pulled pork crescent ring Snack
Hawaiian Pulled Pork Crescent Ring
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 4 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 16
  • Servings 8

A new take on a game day snack, this crescent ring features tangy pulled pork with tender pieces of pineapple for taste reminiscent of a pulled pork sandwich.

Updated October 10, 2018
Pillsbury Crescents
Make with
Pillsbury Crescents

Ingredients

Crescent Ring

  • 2
    lb boneless pork butt or shoulder
  • Oil
  • 1
    cup pineapple juice
  • 1/2
    cup hoisin sauce
  • 1/4
    cup packed brown sugar
  • 1
    teaspoon Chinese five spice
  • 4
    cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1-inch piece of gingerroot, grated
  • 1
    tablespoon sambal oelek chili paste
  • 1
    can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 8
    slices provolone cheese, cut in half
  • 1
    can (20 oz) pineapple rings, drained
  • Egg wash (1 egg, beaten with 1 tablespoon water)

Sweet Chili Aioli

  • 1/4
    cup mayonnaise (or Greek yogurt)
  • 2
    tablespoons sweet chili sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Steps

  • 1
    Season pork with salt and pepper and enough oil to glisten. Heat heavy-bottom 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook pork in skillet until caramelized on all sides.
  • 2
    Place pork in slow cooker; cover with pineapple juice, hoisin sauce, brown sugar, Chinese five spice, garlic, gingerroot and sambal oelek. Cover; cook on High heat setting 3 to 4 hours or Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours, until fork tender. Pull into pieces with fork.
  • 3
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray pizza pan with cooking spray.
  • 4
    Unroll dough; separate into triangles. Arrange triangles in pizza pan with long pointed sides facing out, overlapping slightly to form circle.
  • 5
    Place 2 overlapping slices of cheese in middle; repeat around circle with half of the cheese slices. Top with pulled pork and pineapple rings. Fold over triangles to seal; brush with egg wash.
  • 6
    Bake about 20 minutes or until golden and bubbly. In small bowl, stir together Sweet Chili Aioli ingredients. Cut ring; enjoy with aioli in center.
 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
590
Calories from Fat
290
% Daily Value
Total Fat
32g
49%
Saturated Fat
13g
63%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
115mg
39%
Sodium
930mg
39%
Potassium
500mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
40g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
24g
Protein
34g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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