2.5 lbs of Pork tenderloin
12 oz can of Root Beer (NOT DIET) or GINGER ALE (Not VERNORS, nor DIET)
18 ounces of your favorite BBQ Sauce
3 to 5 ounces of A1 Sauce
2 tablespoons of Frank’s Red Hot
2 tablespoons of black pepper
1/2 a large onion, or 1 medium onion, sliced thin
First, BROWN the tenderloin(s) on all sides in a frying pan with the Olive Oil. You’re not cooking it, just adding some carmelization to the outside.
Place the onions in the slow cooker on high.
Place the tenderloin on top of the sliced onions.
Pour in the can of Root Beer or Ginger Ale, and Frank’s Red Hot. Spinkle with the black pepper.
Turn the Slow Cooker on HIGH and let it cook for 3 to 3.5 hours
At no later than 3.5 hours, pour in the BBQ Sauce and A1 Sauce.
Allow it to cook for at least 2 hours on HIGH.
After 5 to 5.5 hrs in the slow cooker, remove the Tenderloins to a baking sheet. (Turn the slow cooker down to LOW or SIMMER)
SHRED the pork with forks.
Return the SHREDDED pork into the Slow Cooker.
Allow it to simmer for 15 minutes.
Serve on a thick crusted bun, like Pretzel Bun or Ciabatta.