Pulled Pork Sandwiches With Arugula

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 6 hours and 30 minutes
  • 8 servings

If you want these sandwiches on your table, you’ll have to be patient. In order to get this flavorful and tender pulled pork, you must marinate the meat for 2 hours, pan-sear it, then slow cook it for another 4 hours. Finally, when you assemble your sandwiches top the meat with refreshing arugula. All in all, it is worth the wait, believe us.

Ingredients Needed for Pulled Pork Sandwiches With Arugula

    4 garlic cloves, crushed
    1 teaspoon salt
    1 teaspoon dried rosemary
    1 teaspoon chili flakes
    1 teaspoon pepper
    1 teaspoon fennel seeds
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    2 pounds of pork shoulder
    3 bay leaves
    8 buns
    2 cups of arugula

How to Make Pulled Pork Sandwiches With Arugula

  1. Add the crushed garlic, salt, rosemary, chili flakes, pepper, fennel seeds, and olive oil to a small bowl. Mix until even.
  2. Add the pork shoulder to a roomy baking dish and coat it with the mixture. Marinate for 2 hours.
  3. Heat 2 teaspoons of vegetable oil in a pan over high heat and add the pork. Fry for 6 minutes on both sides.
  4. Transfer the seared pork to the slow cooker, add the bay leaves and cook for 4 hours.
  5. Transfer the cooked meat on the work surface and shred it.
  6. Cut each bun horizontally in half. Make sandwiches using the pulled pork and arugula.

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