Kalua Pork Slider Recipe

Kalua Pork Slider Recipe

If you’re trying to decide what to serve at you next party, especially if you’re thinking of doing a pupu party, these kailua pork sliders are a must try! It combines the best of many worlds. It has a burger format, which is classically American. It contains kailua pork, which is awesomely Hawaiian. And it contains veggies, albeit coleslaw, to keep things healthy (not really, but we’re just trying to justify it here). The bottom line is that your guests will love them and it’ll make whatever party you’re serving them at even better!


  • 1 (4 pound) pork shoulder roast
  • 1 Tbs Liquid Smoke
  • 1 Tbs Hawaiian Salt
  • 20 Slider buns (Mini)
  • butter (as needed)

Coleslaw –

  • 1 small head cabbage (shredded)
  • 3 medium carrots (shredded)
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar

Put the pork roast into the slow cooker. Our in “Liquid Smoke”, add the Hawaiian Salt. Cover and cook on high for 5-6 hours or until the roast shreds easily with a fork.

Take the roast out of the slow cooker, and shred using two forks. Place the shredded meat back into the slow cooker and toss with the juices.

To make the coleslaw- In a large bowl combine shredded cabbage and carrots. In a small bowl combine mayonnaise, sugar, and vinegar. Mix well, and pour over the cabbage mixture and toss to coat.

Heat a large skillet to medium heat. Spread the inside of both halves of the sliders buns with butter. Place buttered side down into the skillet and toast until golden brown. Spoon pulled pork onto the bottom half of a slider bun, spoon on coleslaw with a slotted spoon, and place on the top half of the bun.

The assemble as pictured, serve and enjoy!