Spicy Peanut Pulled Pork Sandwiches

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 hours
  • Total Time: 8 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 10 servings 1x

This Asian inspired pulled pork recipe is great for serving at parties!



For the Pork Butt:

  • 45 pound pork butt
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 t. cumin
  • 1/2 cup beer
  • 1 cup chicken broth

For the Peanut Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 up. light coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

For the Asian Slaw

  • 16 oz. bag  coleslaw mix
  • 2 scallions
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
  • 4 tablespoons rice wine vinegar

For Serving

  • 10 hamburger buns


  1. Mix the salt, pepper, garlic powder and cumin together in a small bowl.
  2. Rub the mixture all over the pork butt covering all sides and place the pork butt in a 6-7 quart slow cooker. Add the beer and chicken broth to the slow cooker and set to low for 8 hours.
  3. After 8 hours, remove the pork butt to a platter to cool.
  4. Shred the pork into bite sized pieces, removing any visible fat. Add in some of the juice from the slow moisten the pork and place in a bowl, covered with foil to keep warm. You can also add the pork back to the slow cooker to  keep warm if serving for a party.
  5. Combine the ingredients for the coleslaw in a bowl and mix together.
  6. In another bowl, mix the ingredients for the peanut sauce together until smooth.
  7. To serve, add the shredded pork to a hamburger bun, top with a drizzle of the peanut sauce and some of the asian slaw.
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: American