The Best Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe

The Best Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe

The best pulled pork recipe you will ever try. Tender, perfectly seasoned, and absolutely delicious.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 23 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine southern
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 1 4lb Pork Shoulder
  • 2 Tablespoons paprika
  • 2 Tablespoons garlic powder
  • 2 Tablespoons onion powder
  • 2 Tablespoons season salt
  • 2 Teaspoons pepper
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon parsley
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup coke
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 bottle BBQ sauce
  • 1/2 cup minced garlic
  • 1 yellow onion; chopped
  • 2 oranges; chopped

Instructions
 

  • Mix all dry seasonings into a small bowl. Rub onto all sides of the pork. Place in the slow cooker.
  • Add onion, garlic, oranges, and bay leaf on top. Pour coke and chicken broth around the base of the pork shoulder.
  • Cook on low for 8 hours.
  • Remove pork. Shred. Add BBQ sauce and mix throughout. Enjoy!

Notes

I have been asked so many times for this recipes so I am finally blogging it! I am a major foodie, and pulled pork is one of my all time favorite foods. I have worked on this recipe for years, and finally have what I believe to be the best slow-cooker pulled pork recipe!
My family absolutely loves this recipe, and I love anything I can quickly throw together in the morning, and leave to cook all day.
The key to this awesome recipe is making a rub, using great quality BBQ sauce like Sweet Baby Rays , and the cut of the pork you use.
In the recipe below, I use a pork shoulder, but I alternate between pork butt and shoulder. Both are incredibly tender. Any other cut of pork will come out dry, and not as tender.
 
 
Also, I add coke to this recipe, but beer is also a great addition. It completely cooks down so don’t worry about your children eating it. The coke and the beer tend to do the same thing: tenderize.
I can’t wait to hear how you enjoy this recipe! You will never make another!
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

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