Root Beer Pulled Pork

This is an adapted recipe from a cookbook. Theirs was a little too formal for me. Excellent flavor and ridiculous savor makes this one a real winner.

3lbs. pork sirloin
a few twists sea salt
a few twists ground pepper
2 onions, wedged
3 12oz. bottles Saranac Root Beer (or other non-diet root beer, I suppose)
3 large cloves garlic, minced
1 cup Heinz chili sauce
6-7 dashes Tabasco sauce

Preheat a large iron skillet under high/med-high heat. Trim the loin, rubbing down with fresh ground sea salt and pepper. In the skillet, brown loin on all sides, grinding more salt/pepper as needed. Put pork, onions, 1/2 bottle of root beer, and garlic into slow cooker. Drink other 1/2 of root beet. Cook on low 8-9 hours, or high 4 hours.

With about an hour left on the pork, in medium/large saucepan combine remaining 2 bottles of root beer and chili sauce, and boil slowly, stirring regularly for about 30 minutes. Stir in Tabasco sauce.

Take pork out and put in glass serving bowl, shredding with two forks. Dump in sauce from saucepan, mixing well, and optionally onions from cooker (I serve the onions separate). Serve with toasted burger buns.

Serves 4-6. Prep time about 15 minutes before cooking, and about 15 minutes after. Cook time 4-9 hours (temperature depending).

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