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Spicy apricot pork sandwich with honey lime slaw

This smoky sweet pork and zesty slaw will be requested at every BBQ!


Apricot pork

  • 3 lb. pork tenderloin
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • ¾ cup apricot preserves
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup cayenne pepper sauce
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 Tb. Worcestershire sauce


  • 2 cups shredded red cabbage
  • 1 Tb. chopped cilantro
  • 1 Tb. honey
  • 1 large lime, squeezed
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 8 onion rolls


  1. Place pork tenderloin in a slow cooker. In a bowl, combine olive oil, garlic, ketchup, preserves and next 6 ingredients. Stir and pour over pork. Cover and cook pork on high for 3 hours. Shred fully cooked pork.
  2. For the slaw, place cabbage in a bowl. Add cilantro, honey, lime and salt. Toss to coat.
  3. Divide pork among each roll and top with slaw.

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