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Sweet and Spicy Coca-Cola Shredded Pork Bites
Sweet and Spicy Coca-Cola Shredded Pork Bites - RITZ crackers topped pork, caramelized onions, melted cheese and cilantro. Game Day will never be the same!
Author: Lynne
  • 1 1.5- lb. pork loin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili paste more if you like more heat
  • 8 ounces Coca-Cola
  • 16 ounces your favorite barbecue sauce
  • 1 13.7- ounce box RITZ crackers you'll need about 50 crackers
  • caramelized onions
  • about 3/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack/Colby cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  1. In a small bowl, combine onion powder, paprika, garlic powder, Old Bay Seasoning, salt, and pepper.
  2. Spread the chili paste over the entire pork loin.
  3. Rub the dry ingredients over the pork to completely cover.
  4. Place meat into the slow cooker and gently pour in the Coca-Cola and barbecue sauce.
  5. Cook on low for 4 - 5 hours, turning and stirring occasionally.
  6. Prepare the caramelized onions.
  7. Once pork is fork tender, remove and shred with two forks.
  8. Return to slow cooker for an additional 20 minutes.
  9. Preheat oven broiler to low.
  10. Prepare a baking sheet by covering it with parchment.
  11. Place the Ritz crackers onto the parchment.
  12. Using a small cookie scoop place about a tablespoon of the shredded pork on top.
  13. Add a few of the caramelized onions and sprinkle with a half teaspoon of shredded cheese.
  14. Place cookie sheet under the broiler for about 1 - 2 minutes or until cheese is melted, watching carefully.
  15. Sprinkle each with chopped cilantro and serve with additional Coca-Cola.