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Easy Crock Pot Pulled Pork

Our easy slow cooker pulled pork recipe is going to be a new favorite among the family. With only three ingredients, you can have it cooking in minutes. It is moist, fall-apart tender, and super flavorful.

Pulled Pork Slider

Pulled Pork Slider

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Barbecue Pulled Pork (Crockpot)

If you a few minutes to prepare this simple recipe in the morning, you will have the easiest dinner ready to serve at dinnertime. 

To save time, I purchase my Boston butt deboned and tied. 

Boston butt, onion, and barbeque sauce

Boston butt, onion, and barbeque sauce

How to Make Pulled Pork

Ingredients

  • 3 to 4-pound pork shoulder (pork Boston butt)
  • 1 jar Annie’s BBQ sauce
  • 1 onion
  • Easy as 1, 2, 3

Supplies and Tools

Slice the onion and place it in a cock-pot.
Rinse the pork shoulder and trim excess fat.

Sliced onions in Crockpot

Sliced onions in Crockpot

Then place pork on the onion slices in the crock-pot.

Boston butt on top of onions in the Crockpot

Boston butt on top of onions in the Crockpot

Pour about 1/3 of the jar of barbecue sauce over the pork shoulder.

Pouring BBQ sauce over Boston butt in Crockpot

Pouring BBQ sauce over Boston butt in Crockpot

Coat the entire roast with barbeque sauce. I like to use my hands for this step. 

Rubbing the BBQ sauce into the Boston butt

Rubbing the BBQ sauce into the Boston butt

Boston butt covered in BBQ sauce

Boston butt covered in BBQ sauce.

Cover and cook it on low for 9 hours.

That’s it! Remove the meat and place it on a tray.

Slow cooked Pulled Pork Shoulder

Slow-cooked Pulled Pork Shoulder

Then pour off cooking juices and onions and refrigerate until the fat forms a layer on the top. Remove the fat layer.
Use two forks to shred the pork.

Shredding the meat

Shredding the meat

Pulled Pork Slow Cooker -Slice the onion and place in a cock-pot. Rinse the pork shoulder and trim excess fat. Then place pork on the onion slices in the crock-pot. Pour about 1/3 of the jar of barbecue sauce over the pork shoulder. Place the lid on the crock-pot and turn on low for 9 hours. That's it! Remove the meat and place it on a tray. Then pour off cooking juices and onions and refrigerate until the fat forms a layer on the top. Remove the fat layer. Use two forks to shred the pork.  Add some cooking juices and onions to reheat the meat.

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Our easy slow cooker pulled pork recipe is going to be a new favorite among the family. With only three ingredients you can have it cooking in minutes.
4.78 from 9 votes
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Course: Main Course, Sandwiches
Cuisine: American, Picnic, Southern
Keyword: BBQ Pork, Crockpot Pulled Pork, Pulled Pork, Slow Cooker Pulled Pork
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Servings: 12
Calories: 309kcal
Cost: 8

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds Pork shoulder
  • 1 Jar Annie's Barbeque Sauce
  • 1 Onion

Instructions

  • Slice the onion and place in a Crockpot or slow cooker.
  • Rinse the pork shoulder and trim excess fat. Then place pork on the onion slices in the Crockpot (slow cooker)
  • Pour about 1/3 of the jar of barbecue sauce over the pork shoulder.
  • Place the lid on the Crockpot and turn it on low for 9 hours. That's it!
  • Remove the meat and place it on a tray. Then pour off cooking juices and onions and refrigerate until the fat forms a layer on the top. Remove the fat layer.
  • Use two forks to shred the pork.  Add some cooking juices and onions to reheat the meat.

Equipment

Notes

Slice the onion and place it in a cock-pot. Rinse the pork shoulder and trim excess fat. Then place pork on the onion slices in the crock-pot. Pour about 1/3 of the jar of barbecue sauce over the pork shoulder. Place the lid on the crock-pot and turn it on low for 9 hours. That's it!
Remove the meat and place it on a tray. Then pour off cooking juices and onions and refrigerate until the fat forms a layer on the top. Remove the fat layer.
Use two forks to shred the pork.  Add some cooking juices and onions to reheat the meat.

Coleslaw:

14 oz. bag of fresh shredded cabbage mix for coleslaw
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 teaspoons sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons cider vinegar
Pepper to taste
Celery seeds for garnish
Mix the dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Place the shredded cabbage mix in a large bowl and mix in the dressing. Garnish with a little celery seed.
Whenever I serve this for dinner, I get all thumbs up from my crew, so easy and delicious.

Nutrition

Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 77mg | Potassium: 390mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 8IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 2mg
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Reheating Pulled Pork

Add some cooking juices and onions to reheat the meat in a saucepan over low heat. 

 

BBQ Pork Serving Suggestion

The most popular way to serve pulled pork is on a hamburger bun, with some extra toppings such as barbecue sauce, coleslaw, and pickles.

Pulled Pork Barbeque Slider with coleslaw

Barbecue Pork Slider with coleslaw

We make this ahead of time and serve some of it on rolls; then we freeze part of it to use later in a pork pie.

Coleslaw:

14 oz. bag of fresh shredded cabbage mix for coleslaw

1/2 cup mayonnaise

2 teaspoons sugar

1 1/2 tablespoons cider vinegar

Pepper to taste

Celery seeds for garnish

Mix the dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Place the shredded cabbage mix in a large bowl and mix in the dressing. Garnish with a little celery seed.

Whenever I serve this for dinner, I get all thumbs up from my crew, so easy and delicious.

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