South African Pulled Pork

Serves: 8


  • 1x bone-in pork shoulder roast
  • 2 tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp roasted ground cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp sea salt
  • 1 tbsp cracked pepper
  • 1 tbsp paprika


1.  Preheat oven to 150°C.

2.  Place shoulder roast on rack in lined baking tray.

3.  Blend all remaining ingredients together and rub all over the shoulder roast.

4.  Roast low in oven for 8 hours until the pork literally pulls apart.

5.  Rest 15 minutes.

6.  Collect all pan drippings and strain into a saucepan with 1 cup water and simmer for 10 minutes until thickened.

7.  Pull the pork apart with two forks and stir in the thickened drippings.

Serving suggestion

1.  Serve in warmed bread rolls with a coleslaw.

Recipe from New Zealand  Pork 

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