If you’re looking for a delicious and easy to make meal, this pulled pork slow cooker recipe is perfect for you. This recipe takes only a few minutes of prep time and cooks for about 8 hours. The combination of spices, seasonings, and pork shoulder make for a flavorful and juicy dish. The slow cooker does all of the work for you and makes a great dinner for your family or a crowd.
• 2-3 lbs pork shoulder
• 1 teaspoon garlic powder
• 1 teaspoon onion powder
• 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
• 1 teaspoon dried oregano
• 1 teaspoon ground cumin
• 2 tablespoons brown sugar
• 2 teaspoons kosher salt
• 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
• 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
• 1/2 cup chicken broth
• 1/2 cup BBQ sauce
1. In a small bowl, combine the garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, oregano, cumin, brown sugar, salt, and pepper.
2. Rub the pork shoulder with the spice mixture and place in the slow cooker.
3. Add the apple cider vinegar, chicken broth, and BBQ sauce to the slow cooker.
4. Cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours.
5. Once cooked, remove the pork from the slow cooker and shred with two forks.
6. Return the pork to the slow cooker and stir to combine with the sauce.
7. Serve pulled pork on buns with a side of your favorite BBQ sauce.
This pulled pork slow cooker recipe is a great source of protein, with about 28g of protein per serving. It’s also a good source of essential vitamins and minerals, such as calcium, iron, and vitamin A. Each serving of this dish is also low in fat and calories.
If you’re looking to reduce the fat and calories, you can use leaner cuts of pork and reduce the amount of BBQ sauce. You can also omit the brown sugar and use a low-sugar BBQ sauce.
This pulled pork slow cooker recipe is also a great option for meal prepping. It can be easily stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or frozen for up to 3 months.
This pulled pork is delicious served on hamburger buns, in tacos, or as a main dish served with your favorite sides. To make this dish even more flavorful, you can top it with coleslaw, relish, pickles, or your favorite BBQ sauce.
This pulled pork slow cooker recipe can also be used to make pulled pork nachos, sandwiches, burritos, and more. The possibilities are endless!
• Make sure to use a lean cut of pork shoulder for this recipe.
• Cook the pork on low for 8 hours for the most tender and flavorful results.
• If you don’t have time to let the pork slow cook, you can cook it on high for 4 hours.
• Make sure to shred the pork with two forks to get the pulled pork texture.
• To make the pulled pork even more flavorful, add some extra seasonings to the slow cooker at the end of cooking.
• If you want to reduce the fat and calories, use a leaner cut of pork and reduce the amount of BBQ sauce.
This pulled pork slow cooker recipe is a delicious and easy to make meal. It’s low in fat and calories and packed with protein, essential vitamins, and minerals. This recipe is perfect for a quick and easy dinner or meal prep. Serve it on buns, tacos, or as a main dish with your favorite sides. And don’t forget the coleslaw, relish, and pickles! Enjoy!