Pulled Pork Sliders with Crunchy Onions {recipe}

How to Make these Pulled Pork Sliders with Crunchy Onions Recipe is so quick and easy you’ll be surprised in a really good way. Seriously!  The best thing about this recipe is that hardly any preparation is necessary so you can multitask while dinner is cooking.  If you’re planning a Super Bowl party, game day or other gathering these sliders would make a terrific addition to your menu.  They’re the perfect finger food that everyone will enjoy!  Watch as they fly off your table.

Pulled Pork Sliders

Pulled Pork Ingredients

  • 2 lb pork tenderloin
  • 1 tbsp olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp sweet and smoky rub {McCormick seasoning}
  • black pepper
  • barbecue sauce (I use Sweet Baby Ray’s Honey BBQ)
  • Hawaiian Rolls, 1 pkg

Directions {step-by-step}

Step 1:  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Remove extra fat and silver skin from pork.

Step 2:  Place tenderloins in a baking dish, rub with oil and sweet and smoky rub.  Sprinkle with pepper.

Step 3:  Cover with foil and bake for 1 1/2 -2 hours.

Note:  You can always bake in a crock pot.

Step 4:  Remove baking dish from oven.  Shred pork in the baking dish using a fork and tongs to hold steady.

Step 5:  Add shredded pork to a mixing bowl.  Add barbecue sauce to shredded pork.  Toss to coat evenly.

Step 6:  Cut roll in half horizontally.  Place pork on roll and top with pink crunchy onions and roll top.  Enjoy!

Crunchy Pink Onion Ingredients

  • 1 medium red onion
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar (regular vinegar works too)
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Directions {step-by-step}

Step 1:  Evenly slice onions using a mandolin or knife.

Step 2:  Place sliced onions in a microwave steamer.

Step 3:  Add water, cider vinegar, sugar and salt.  Place in microwave and cook for 4 minutes.

Step 4:  Drain.  Place in freezer for 15 minutes.  Note:  If you are making in advance you can refrigerate them.

Pulled Pork Sliders with Crunchy Onions {recipe}
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Serves: 8
 
Ingredients
  • Pulled Pork Ingredients
  • 2 lb pork tenderloin
  • 1 tbsp olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp sweet and smoky rub {McCormick seasoning}
  • black pepper
  • barbecue sauce (I use Sweet Baby Ray’s Honey BBQ)
  • Hawaiian Rolls, 1 pkg
  • Crunchy Pink Onion Ingredients
  • 1 medium red onion
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup cider vinegar (regular vinegar works too)
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
Instructions
  1. Onions:
  2. Evenly slice onions using a mandolin or knife.
  3. Place sliced onions in a microwave steamer.
  4. Add water, cider vinegar, sugar and salt. Place in microwave and cook for 4 minutes.
  5. Drain. Place in freezer for 15 minutes. Note: If you are making in advance you can refrigerate them.
  6. Pork:
  7. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Remove extra fat and silver skin from pork.
  8. Place tenderloins in a baking dish, rub with oil and sweet and smoky rub. Sprinkle with pepper.
  9. Cover with foil and bake for 1½ -2 hours.
  10. Note: You can always bake in a crock pot.
  11. Remove baking dish from oven. Shred pork in the baking dish using a fork and tongs to hold steady.
  12. Add shredded pork to a mixing bowl. Add barbecue sauce to shredded pork. Toss to coat evenly.
  13. Cut roll in half horizontally. Place pork on roll and top with pink crunchy onions and roll top. Enjoy!

 

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