Jun 16, 2015

Review: Burger King - Extra Long Pulled Pork Sandwich

Burger King's Extra Long Pulled Pork Sandwich features pulled pork in a sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, sliced onions, and pickles on a toasted hoagie bun.

I picked up two for $5 (you can expect it to cost about $3.69 otherwise).

There was a very thin layer of pulled pork to the sandwich. It was just enough for coverage, which meant not much was going on in the pork department flavor-wise. Burger King's previous pulled pork sandwich offered more pork and more value.

The pork seemed to be braised and a little bit too much on the mushy side. The barbecue sauce didn't offer too much in the way of smokiness but instead brought a some sweetness with just a touch of tanginess. There's not a overly excessive amount of sauce and in general, the Extra Long Pulled Pork Sandwich is not messy.

The onions and pickles actually did a lot of work here. They delivered a crisp quality to contrast against the softness of the pork and bun, while providing a bite and fresh sourness, respectively, that set up nicely against the mellow barbecue flavor.

The bun was soft but durable with a pleasant squish to it.

Overall, Burger King's Extra Long Pulled Pork Sandwich offers just enough varied flavor to be enjoyable. Just beware there's not all that much meat going on.

Nutritional Info - Burger King Extra Long Pulled Pork Sandwich (192g)
Calories - 370 (from Fat - 70)
Fat - 8g (Saturated Fat - 2.5g)
Sodium - 1290mg
Carbs - 55g (Sugar - 7g)
Protein - 23g

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