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Balsamic Honey Pulled Pork Sliders make the perfect easy dinner or game day party appetizers! Best of all, the soft and tender pork comes together easily in the slow cooker so you can still watch the football game while these cook up!

Slow Cooker Balsamic Honey Pulled Pork Sliders

Balsamic Honey Sliders make the perfect easy dinner or game day party appetizers! Best of all, the soft and tender pulled pork comes together easily in your slow cooker or the oven!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword game day appetizer, pulled pork recipe, pulled pork sliders recipe, super bowl appetizer
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 334 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 2-lb boneless pork roast
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 small onion diced
  • salt and pepper I use about 1-2 teaspoons
  • 1-2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 10-12 slider buns
  • Asian slaw recipe below or store-bought coleslaw
  • Pineapple chunks optional

Sauce:

  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce can sub with gluten free tamari or coconut aminos
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 10-12 slider buns

Asian Slaw:

  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 Tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 lbs wedge green and purple cabbage cored and finely shredded

Instructions

For the Sauce:

  1. Combine all the sauce ingredients in a small pot or saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil and simmer uncovered for about 10-15 minutes until sauce thickens, stirring occasionally. Set aside.

For the Pork:

  1. Trim excess fat from pork. Season with salt, pepper and garlic powder. Rub 2 tablespoons of sauce over the pork and top with onions. Pour in chicken broth.

Slow Cooker Version:

  1. Cover and cook for 8-10 hours on LOW or 4-5 hours on HIGH' or until the meat is tender and shreds easily.
  2. Shred meat with two forks and pour on the prepared sauce, reserving some to serve on the side, if desired.

Oven Version:

  1. Place the roast, fat side up, into a roasting pan and roast for 6 hours. Remove from oven and shred meat with two forks. Pour on the prepared sauce, reserving some to serve on the side, if desired.
  2. Top buns with pulled pork, Asian slaw, pineapples or any other toppings and some reserved sauce. Serve immediately.

For the Slaw:

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the lime juice, soy sauce, sesame oil, salt, sugar and oil. Add the cabbage to the bowl and toss thoroughly until well coated. Cover and refrigerate a minimum of 2 hours.
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Balsamic Honey Pulled Pork Sliders
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 334 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Sodium 649mg27%
Potassium 156mg4%
Carbohydrates 67g22%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 34g38%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 60IU1%
Vitamin C 4.2mg5%
Calcium 73mg7%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.