If you're looking to spice up your pulled pork sandwich game, try this Mexican-style version with jalapenos, lime, and mole sauce. This recipe is perfect for a summer BBQ or any casual gathering, and it's easy to make even if you don't have a smoker or grill. The result is a delicious and flavorful sandwich that your family and friends will love.


  • 2 lbs pork shoulder, boneless
  • 1 cup mole sauce
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 jalapenos, diced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 8 hamburger buns


  1. Preheat your oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. In a bowl, mix together the mole sauce, lime juice, diced jalapenos, salt, black pepper, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, ketchup, and water.
  3. Place the pork shoulder in a baking dish and pour the sauce mixture over it, making sure it's evenly coated.
  4. Cover the dish with foil and bake for 3-4 hours, or until the pork is tender and falls apart easily.
  5. Remove the pork from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes.
  6. Using two forks, shred the pork into small pieces.
  7. Toast the hamburger buns.
  8. Place a generous amount of pulled pork on the bottom half of each bun.
  9. Add some additional sauce on top of the pork.
  10. Serve immediately and enjoy your delicious Mexican-style BBQ pulled pork sandwiches!

Tips and variations

  • You can use different types of chilies or hot sauce to adjust the level of spiciness to your liking.
  • You can substitute the hamburger buns for tortillas or taco shells to make tacos or burritos.
  • You can add some sliced avocado, pickled onions, or crumbled queso fresco on top of the pulled pork for some extra flavor and texture.
  • Leftover pulled pork can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3-4 days.


This Mexican-style BBQ pulled pork sandwich recipe is a great way to add some variety and excitement to your meal planning. It's easy to make, flavorful, and perfect for any occasion. Try it out and impress your family and friends with your culinary skills!

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