BBQ Sliders

Pork doesn’t always have to mean fattening. For a leaner appetizer, this pool party recipe favorite lightens up with an easy trimming of the fat off the pork roast. Don’t worry, you will still have plenty of flavor in this dish and you’ll be able to enjoy a more “bikini” waistline.

BBQ Sliders
from Substitute Yourself Skinny by The Bikini Chef

4-pound bone-in pork shoulder roast, fat trimmed
1 teaspoon sea salt
2 teaspoons ground black pepper
2 tablespoons paprika
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon ground mustard
1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
1 medium yellow onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
4 springs fresh thyme
1 sprig fresh rosemary
4 sprigs fresh Italian flat leaf parsley
24 small southern-style country whole wheat dinner rolls, split
hot pepper sauce (optional)

Preheat oven to 350*. Lightly season pork with salt and pepper. In a small mixing bowl, combine the brown sugar, paprika, chili powder, and mustard. Mix well. Spread the spice mixture over the pork. Pour the apple cider vinegar into a roasting pan. Add the pork, onion, garlic, thyme, rosemary, and parsley. Cover with aluminum foil and cook for about 8 hours or until pork is fork-tender and falling off the bone. Shred and serve aobut 1/4 cup pork per bun. Top pork with hot sauce, if desired.

1 slider has:
240 calories
10g fat
16g carbs
16g protein
185mg sodium

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