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pulled pork sandwich with chips on top

Bourbon BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich

This is no ordinary pulled pork sandwich. It's got incredible bourbon barbecue crunch factor.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword pulled pork, sandwich
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 962 kcal
Author Christie Vanover


  • 4 lb pork butt

Bourbon BBQ Rub

Wrap Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1 tbsp bourbon



  1. Pulse the chips in a food chopper. Combine in a bowl with the other spices.

  2. Rub all over the pork butt. Let rest while you heat the smoker to 275F degrees. Smoke for 2 hours, to an internal temperature of 160F degrees.

  3. Place two pieces of foil on the counter horizontally. Place 4 pats butter in a row about the length of the pork butt. Sprinkle 1/4 cup brown sugar over the butter. Place the pork on top. Pack the remaining brown sugar on top of the pork. Pour the apple juice and bourbon around the pork. Wrap tightly.

  4. Return to smoker. Keep smoking, until it reaches an internal temperature of 200F degrees, about 1 more hour.

  5. Remove from smoker. Keep tightly wrapped in foil, and let rest for 30 minutes.

  6. Pull the pork, removing fatty pieces Toss in a bowl with bourbon barbecue sauce.

  7. Place pulled pork onto a bun. Top with onion slices and chips.

Nutrition Facts
Bourbon BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich
Amount Per Serving
Calories 962 Calories from Fat 378
% Daily Value*
Fat 42g65%
Saturated Fat 19g119%
Cholesterol 335mg112%
Sodium 1397mg61%
Potassium 1220mg35%
Carbohydrates 74g25%
Sugar 30g33%
Protein 66g132%
Vitamin A 1015IU20%
Vitamin C 1.1mg1%
Calcium 117mg12%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.