Saturday, September 24, 2016

BBQ Pork Shoulder Roast Sandwich w/ Baked Fries

Dinner Tonight: BBQ Pork Shoulder Roast Sandwich w/ Baked Fries

For Breakfast I had a bowl of Kroger Brand Bran Flakes and the morning cup of Bigelow Decaf
Green Tea. After Breakfast I did some light house cleaning and then cleaned around the house outside. Everything done I had to go to the bank and back home. At noon I met some friends at the local B - W 3's for lunch. I met up with my good friend who had the brain surgery earlier this year. He's still struggling to get the everyday functions going but he's alive and still trying! Once a week his daughters take him out to eat and they called me up and wanted me to join them. Had a great time with all, so good seeing my buddy out! Back at home settled in for an afternoon of College Football. For dinner I wanted a hot meal that was easy to prepare so I went with BBQ Pork Shoulder Roast Sandwich w/ Baked Fries.

 A couple of days ago I tried the Swift Premium Dry Rubbed Carnitas Boneless Petite Pork Shoulder Roast , which was so good! Yesterday while at Kroger I picked up a couple more of these Roasts. I put one of them in the freezer and kept one out for tonight's dinner, with plenty leftover for sandwiches for Lunch..

For the BBQ Pork Shoulder Roast Sandwiches I’ll be using Swift Premium Dry Rubbed Carnitas Boneless Petite Pork Shoulder Roast again! And preparing it one of my favorite ways, the Slow Cooker. It’s a super easy recipe to make. Start by lining my Slow Cooker with a Reynolds Slow
Cooker Liner. Using the liner makes for little or no clean up. Next, removing meat from package. Place the Roast in slow cooker with 1 inch of water in bottom. Cover and cook on HIGH for 4 hours or until fork tender. Then remove from slow cooker and allow to cool slightly. Next shred the meat with two forks in a large bowl and add the BBQ Sauce. You can add the BBQ Sauce now like I did or you can add the Sauce on to your Sandwich instead. I used Jack Daniel’s Honey SmokeHouse BBQ Sauce, you can always use your favorite. I served the sandwich on a Healthy Life Whole Grain Sandwich Bun The Pork comes out incredible! As the other Swift Premium product it came out moist, juicy, and delicious! These products are so easy to prepare and top quality. Another great product to have handy in the frig or freezer. And a special shout out to who ever invented the plastic Crockpot/Slow Cooker Liners! These make the cleanup so easy.

To go with the BBQ Pulled Pork sandwiches I baked some Alexia Organic Yukon Select Fries. I seasoned them with McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Black Peppercorn Medley. Baked them at 425 degrees for 18 minutes. They bake up beautifully and seasoned just right, excellent Shoestring Fry! Plus they are only 120 calories and 15 net carbs. For dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding.

Swift Premium Dry Rubbed Carnitas Boneless Petite Pork Shoulder Roast

Cooking Directions:
Slow Cooker (preferred method):

1 – Remove meat from package.
2 – Place in slow cooker with 1 inch of water in bottom.
3 – Cover and cook on HIGH for 4 hours or until fork tender. Increase cooking time to 6 hours if cooking from frozen.
4 – Remove from slow cooker and allow to cool slightly.
5 – Shred meat with two forks.

1 – Preheat oven to 350°F.
2 – Remove meat from package.
3 – Place pan on stove top, add two tablespoons of oil and heat pot briefly on medium-high heat.
4 – When oil is hot, brown the roast on all sides.
5 – Place roast in oven safe dish with 1/2 cup of water. Cover and cook for 4 hours.
6 – Remove from oven and allow to rest for 15 minutes.
7 – Shred meat with two forks.
*Slow cooker and oven temperatures may vary, adjust cooking times accordingly.

Seasoning Ingredients: Sugar, salt, dehydrated onion & garlic, spices, yeast extract, lime juice powder (corn syrup solids, lime juice solids, natural flavor), natural flavors including smoke (contains modified food starch), maltodextrin and citric acid.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 4 oz Amount Per Serving Calories 160 Calories from Fat 70 % Daily Value*Total Fat 8g 12% Saturated Fat 2g 10%Trans Fat 0gCholesterol 50mg 17%Sodium 330mg 14%Total Carbohydrate 2g1% Dietary Fiber 0g0% Sugars 1gProtein 22g 44%* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Alexia Organic Yukon Select Fries

Lightly seasoned with sea salt, these Julienne Fries make your everyday French fry wonder where it went wrong.

Ingredients: Organic Potatoes, Organic Canola Oil and/or Organic Sunflower Oil and/or Organic
Safflower Oil, Sea Salt, Citric Acid.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 3 oz (84 g)
Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 120
Calories from Fat 36
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 200mg 8%
Potassium 310mg 9%
Carbohydrates 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 0g
Protein 2g

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