Thursday, July 30, 2015

Throwback Thursday with Hawaiian Kalua Sliders

Throwback Thursday calls for a recipe from the past!
This dish is perfect for summer because it won't heat up your kitchen and it won't heat you up standing at the grill.  Grab your slow cooker and prepare for some Hawaiian flavors!

The meat is so tender and flavorful.
I just love how the slow cooker does all the work!

Top with some Hawaiian slaw and crunchy fried onions to create your own at home luau!
Don't be surprised if you husband grabs a grass skirt and begins spinning flaming sticks.  Now that would complete the luau, no?

The Hawaiian Slaw adds a new dimension to the tender pork and the crunchy fried onions takes it over the top.  An explosion of flavors going on!

I bet you're glad it was Throwback Thursday!  I know I am and this is what we are having for dinner...husband in a grass skirt and all!  :)
Ingredients for Kalua Pork Sliders:
1 2 lb pork butt roast
sea salt
2 tsp Liquid Smoke

Directions for Kalua Pork Sliders:
Poke holes all over pork butt roast.  Rub with salt on all sides and sprinkle each side with 1 tsp Liquid Smoke.  Place in slow cooker (crock pot) for 6-7 hours on low.  Shred and place on buns.

Ingredients for Hawaiian Slaw:
1 pkg red cabbage
1/2 cup mayo
1/4 cup crushed, drained pineapple
1 tsp pineapple juice
salt and pepper

Directions for Hawaiian Slaw:
Mix all together and refrigerate until ready for use.

To assemble:
Open mini slider buns.  Place shredded meat on buns.  Top with Hawaiian Slaw and French Fried Onions.

Celebrate the little things that make life sweet,

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Hawaiian BBQ Pizza

Hawaiian French Toast

Key Lime Cupcakes

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