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A simple ginger beer pulled pork that will truly wow your guests. One African recipe you must try. recipesfromapantry.com

Ginger Beer Pulled Pork

Ginger Beer Pulled Pork
Course Main
Cuisine African
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 40 minutes
Servings 8


Ginger beer sauce:

  • 330 ml 1.4 cups ginger beer
  • 1 tsp garlic puree
  • 1 onion finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp tomato puree
  • 4 thyme sprigs


  • 1 kg boneless pork shoulder

Rub for the pork:

  • 1.5 tsp ground coriander
  • 1.5 tsp sweet paprika
  • 0.5 tsp all spice
  • 0.25 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 0.25 tsp white pepper
  • Salt


  • Preheat oven to fan-assisted 130C / 150C / 300F / gas 2.
  • Mix the ginger beer, garlic puree, onion, vinegar, tomato puree and thyme in a casserole pot.
  • Mix together the ingredients for the pork mix and rub all over the pork.
  • Add the pork into the ginger beer sauce, cover and cook in the preheated oven for about 3.5 hrs or until the pork falls apart when shredded.
  • Remove the pork from the liquid (don’t discard this), cover with foil and let stand for 15 mins before shredding.
  • Heat the remaining liquid on a cooker and cook until the liquid has reduced in half.
  • Mix in a thickened ginger beer sauce with the shredded pork to your taste and serve with lots of buns and coleslaw etc for people to serve themselves