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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork - use my fool-proof slow cooker method for preparing southern style pulled pork shoulder. Serve with your favorite barbecue sauce. From @NevrEnoughThyme https://www.lanascooking.com/slow-cooker-pulled-pork/

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

A fool-proof slow cooker method of preparing southern style pulled pork.
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Southern
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 5 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 1025kcal


  • 3-4 lb. pork shoulder roast Boston Butt
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Garlic Powder
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce


  • Put the pork roast into the slow cooker with the fatty side up.
  • Sprinkle the roast liberally with salt, pepper and garlic powder. Add just ¼ cup of water around the roast. Cover and cook for 7 hours.
  • Remove the roast from the cooker and discard the visible pieces of fat.
  • Pour the cooking juices into a fat separator cup and set it aside while you pull the pork.
  • Using two forks, “pull” the pork into shreds.
  • Return the pulled meat to the cooker along with the de-fatted cooking juices and barbecue sauce. Cook for an additional hour.
  • Serve on toasted buns.



Serving: 1g | Calories: 1025kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 79g | Fat: 73g | Saturated Fat: 27g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 39g | Cholesterol: 306mg | Sodium: 449mg | Sugar: 6g