Pepsi and Mustard Pulled Pork | Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle

Pepsi and Mustard Pulled Pork


5 Pound(s) boneless pork shoulder

2 quart(s) Pepsi

1 Cup(s) creole or whole grain mustard

2/3 Cup(s) Dark Brown Sugar

2 Cup(s) Tropicana pure premium orange juice

2 1/2 Teaspoon(s) Coarse Ground Black Pepper

1/8 Teaspoon(s) ground cinnamon

1/2 Teaspoon(s) Ground Allspice

1/8 Teaspoon(s) Ground clove

6 Tablespoon(s) chopped garlic

2 Tablespoon(s) liquid hickory smoke


Trim the pork of excess fat and cut into 2 large pieces and brown in a cast iron skillet on all sides.

Place in a sauce pot.

Add all remaining ingredients to the sauce pot, cover and place in a 300 degree oven for about 2

1/2 hours until pork is fork tender.

Remove the pork and set aside.

Bring the liquid to a boil and cook until reduced by three quarters.

Return the pork to the pot and continue cooking, turning the pork frequently until the liquid forms a syrupy glaze on the pork. Set aside and allow to cool for 30 minutes.

Using two forks, shred the pork meat. Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to use.