Slow cooked pulled wild boar

Slow cooked pulled wild boar is comfort food in a bowl. Pulled pork on a higher level! Pulled wild boar is best served with sweet bread, like brioche buns. Add a crunchy coleslaw and you have a delicious meal (almost) everybody loves.

Ingredients:

  • 1 kg of wild boar roast
  • 150 ml of game broth (Lacroix fond de gibier)
  • 75 ml apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp. smoked paprika powder
  • 2 onions, coarsely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 200 ml barbecue sauce ( The Original Australian BBQ Sauce)
  • 4 tbsp. brown caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. chili flakes, more or less to taste
  • Himalayan Salt
  • Black pepper

Method:

  • Mix salt,smoked paprika and half of the sugar and rub it over the roast before leaving it in the fridge overnight.
  • Pour the olive oil into the bottom of a slow cooker. Place the wild boar roast into the slow cooker; pour in the barbecue sauce, apple cider vinegar, and game broth. Stir in the mustard,onion, garlic, dried thyme, chili flakes and the remaining sugar.
  • Cover and cook on High until the roast shreds easily with a fork, 5 to 6 hours.
  • Remove the roast from the slow cooker, and shred the meat using two forks. Discard any fatty bits and be careful not to over-shred it.
  • Return the shredded boar to the slow cooker, and stir the meat into the juices.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper and some extra chili flakes if desired.

 

slowcooked pulled wild boar