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Coca-Cola Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Coca-Cola is the star ingredient in these pulled pork sandwiches. Whether you use a slow cooker or oven, adding soda creates sweet and savory flavors while also helping the pork keep its moisture and become more tender.

3 hrs 50 mins
12 Serving(s)
Coca-Cola Pulled Pork Sandwiches


  • 5 lb. boneless pork butt or shoulder roast
  • 1 liter + 2 cups Coca-Cola, divided
  • 1/2 white or yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 3 tsp. garlic powder, divided
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp. black pepper, divided
  • 1 tbsp. Kosher salt
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup steak sauce
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • Kings Hawaiian sweet hamburger buns
  • pickle and onion to serve, optional


  1. Add first pork butt or shoulder roast, 1 liter Coca-Cola, onion, 2 teaspoons garlic powder, chili powder, and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper to slow cooker or covered baking dish.
  2. Once foaming from Coca-Cola has subsided, sprinkle with kosher salt.
  3. Cook 6 hours in slow cooker or 3 hours in 350 degrees oven, until meat shreds easily and roast is falling apart.
  4. Meanwhile, prepare Coca-Cola BBQ sauce by combining 2 cups Coca-Cola, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, steak sauce, lemon juice, onion powder, remaining 1 teaspoon garlic powder and remaining 1 teaspoon black pepper in a bowl. Set aside.
  5. Remove roast from cooking vessel. Set aside 1-2 cups of the braising liquid and dump the rest.
  6. Shred meat and add back to pot. Mix in Coca-Cola BBQ sauce. Add remaining braising liquid as needed when you reheat to keep moist.
  7. Serve on Kings Hawaiian or soft rolls with sliced pickle, onion, and extra sauce.

Nutrition Facts

357 Calories Per ServingFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 103mgSodium: 404mgCarbohydrates: 35gFiber: 1gSugars: 18gProtein: 33g

Actual nutritional values may vary depending on specific ingredients used and/or modifications to the recipe