Asian Pulled Pork
Posted May 2, 2011 by
Ready Time 0 min Servings: 8 s


  • Canadian Pork Shoulder Blade Roast, boneless
  • dry vermouth or sake
  • hoisin sauce, divided
  • brown sugar
  • cloves garlic, minced
  • salt
  • canola oil
  • large onion, chopped
  • cloves garlic, minced
  • chicken broth
  • dry vermouth or sake
  • sambal oelek or chili paste
  • dried prunes


Combine 1 Tbsp/15 mL vermouth or sake, 1 Tbsp/15 mL hoisin sauce, brown sugar and 2 cloves garlic. Rub evenly over pork. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator 24 hours. Remove roast; sprinkle with salt. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add pork roast to pan; brown on all sides. Remove from pan. Add onion and 3 cloves garlic to pan; sauté briefly. Stir in chicken broth,3/4 cup/175 mL vermouth or sake, remaining hoisin sauce and sambal oelek. Return roast to pan; cover and bake at 300ºF (150ºC) for 3 hours. Reduce temperature to 250ºF (120ºC); bake another 30 minutes. Remove roast from pan; let rest 15 minutes. Using 2 forks, pull meat apart, discarding any visible fat. Strain pan liquid, discarding any solids. Skim any fat from liquid. Add dried prunes to liquid. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer about 10 minutes. Serve shredded pork, topped with sauce.