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Can of Coke Classic

DynaGreaseballDynaGreaseball Posts: 1,409
edited 2:29PM in EggHead Forum
Can someone remind me how to use a can of Coke to rejuvenate pulled pork? I have been putting my left overs in Seal-A-Meal bags and freezing them. Whenever I pull one out to thaw and reheat, the texture of the meat is just a little dry...especially on the thinner ends. It's not terrible, but it's not good enough for me to feed to others. Is it at this point that I should reheat it with Coke? How much Coke for say 5 lbs. of meat? Or is the Coke process used for other problems, all together?

Thanks in advance.


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  • thirdeyethirdeye Posts: 7,428
    I prefer Coke and some of the foil liquids (if you have any left by the time you get to the leftover stage) Instead of adding the liquid to the vacuum bags, I like to freeze it first, just add 1/2" into ice cube trays, then deposit a few of the ice pieces within the pulled pork as you bag it up.

    Like Ron mentioned Classic Coke is way to go. If you live near Latin markets that stock Mexican Coke, try that too. It's made with cane sugar and is even sweeter than the Classic.

    Here is a full list of popular reheating liquids to give you some ideas what other folks use.

    Apple juice + cooking juice
    Apple juice + chicken broth
    Apple juice + cooking juice + cider vinegar
    Coca-Cola + chicken broth
    Coca Cola + BBQ sauce
    Apple juice
    Apple juice + cider vinegar
    Dr. Pepper + cooking juice
    RC Cola + sauce
    Cider vinegar + water
    Vinegar + water (or apple cider)
    Fruit nectar
    Pineapple juice + sauce
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  • CBBQCBBQ Posts: 610
    I use chicken stock/broth.
  • BacchusBacchus Posts: 6,019
    Warm the PP in a covered sauce pan with a couple shots of "Pam" then apply a good BBQ sauce once plated. Put the Classic Coke over ice in a glass and enjoy!

    Its for drinking, not making cakes, cleaning toilets, or warming Que.....

    Nice to hear from ya Greaseball!

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