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Slow-Cooker Jerk Pork Sandwiches

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 11 hr 20 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Combine the fantastic flavors of Jamaica and Mexico in jerk pork sandwiches topped with corn relish, cilantro and lettuce.

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

Steps

  • 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.
  • 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.

Expert Tips

For accurate cooking times and proper doneness, cut all meats and vegetables into the sizes specified in the recipe.

Corn relish is a spicy mixture of corn, seasonings and vinegar. Look for it near the other condiments at your supermarket or in the deli. Caribbean jerk seasoning, sometimes called Jamaican jerk seasoning, is a blend of many spices that may include chilies, thyme, garlic, cinnamon and ginger.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
450
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
27%
Saturated Fat
6g
31%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
90mg
30%
Sodium
760mg
32%
Potassium
600mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate
36g
12%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
7g
Protein
36g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
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 Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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