Bourbon-Mango Pulled Pork Recipe

Bourbon-Mango Pulled Pork Recipe

How To Make Bourbon-Mango Pulled Pork

Try the refreshing combination of mango sweetness and bourbon pulled pork’s spicy, smoky kick with this recipe tossed into crusty sandwich rolls.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 6 hours
Total: 6 hours 20 minutes



  • 2mangos
  • 4lbspork shoulder roast
  • 2tbspground black pepper
  • 1tspkosher salt
  • 1tspchipotle chile powder
  • ¼cupbalsamic vinegar
  • 2cupswater
  • 1tspchipotle chile powder
  • 2tsphoney
  • fl ozbourbon whiskey,(1 jigger)
  • 12ozbarbeque sauce,(2 bottles)


  1. Peel the mangos and remove the pits. Place the pits into a slow cooker then roughly chop the mango and set aside.

  2. Place the pork shoulder into the slow cooker and season with the black pepper, kosher salt, and 1 teaspoon chipotle powder; pour in the balsamic vinegar and water.

  3. Cover and cook on Low 5 to 8 hours until the meat is very tender. Once done, drain the pork, discarding the cooking liquid and mango pits, and shred with two forks.

  4. While the pork is cooking, puree the chopped mango in a blender until smooth then pour into a saucepan along with the honey, 1 teaspoon chipotle powder, and whiskey. Bring to a simmer.

  5. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer, stirring frequently until the mango has reduced and darkened slightly for about 10 minutes. Stir in the barbeque sauce, and remove from the heat.

  6. Return the shredded pork to the slow cooker and stir in the mango barbeque sauce. Cover and cook on High for 1 to 2 hours until the pork absorbs the barbeque sauce.


  • Calories: 461.62kcal
  • Fat: 23.02g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.00g
  • Trans Fat: 0.21g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.60g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.04g
  • Carbohydrates: 27.34g
  • Fiber: 1.92g
  • Sugar: 22.65g
  • Protein: 32.69g
  • Cholesterol: 112.49mg
  • Sodium: 668.04mg
  • Calcium: 58.89mg
  • Potassium: 805.62mg
  • Iron: 2.64mg
  • Vitamin A: 52.04µg
  • Vitamin C: 24.68mg
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