Pulled Pork

This Delicious and Easy Pulled Pork Recipe is one that is made in the slow cooker and takes just minutes to prep. Use the pork for any recipe, including Pulled Pork sandwiches, and you’ll love just how simple and tasty it is.

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

We love to make meat for the holidays!! Our favorite meat to cook up is steak, but we also love to cooke up hamburger and hot dogs and my hubby’s favorite – pulled pork! He’s been a long time fan, and I have to admit I’m a convert now. I’ve always liked it, but now I LOVE the meat. I especially love that it’s so simple and today’s recipe is one that is made in the slow cooker or crock pot.

My mom first found this recipe from Favorite Family recipes. It’s how she’s been making it for years, but has since added the liquid smoke. It just adds the perfect flavor to the meat. We changed up their recipe a tid, but it always turns out perfect! We sometimes use the pork plan but also love to add BBQ sauce (our favorite is Sweet Baby Ray’s) and make delicious pulled pork sandwiches with it. We can tell you right now, this recipe is no-fail! It’s simple and always gone quickly!

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How to Make Pulled Pork

Making this recipe is so simple! It literally takes less than 5 minutes to prep. The main question people ask is what kind of cut to use for the pork? You can use a pork shoulder or pork butt, but we like the butt piece better. 😉 From there, just follow these easy steps:

  1. Rub salt all over the piece of pork.
  2. Place in slow cooker, cover in liquid smoke and cook for 8-10 hours on LOW.

From there, your pork should shred into pieces. We like to take two forks and shred the meat to use on it’s own (like in tacos) or to add bbq sauce to.  It’s obvious we like to use them for our Pulled Pork Sandwiches, but we also like to make Green Chili pork (pork with 505 sauce) for burritos too!!

Pulled Pork Recipe

We like to use the Pork Butt because it’s the most flavorful… I know. Sounds gross, but it’s the truth. 😉

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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe

This Delicious and Easy Pulled Pork Recipe is one that is made in the slow cooker and takes just minutes to prep. Use the pork for any recipe, including Pulled Pork sandwiches, and you'll love just how simple and tasty it is.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 224 kcal
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

  • 3-4 lb pork butt
  • 2 tbsp kosher salt
  • 1/3 cup liquid smoke
  • barbecue sauce (optional)

Instructions

  1. Rub your pork butt generously with the salt.

  2. Place your pork in you crock pot and pour liquid smoke over it.

  3. Cook on low for 8-10 hours or until pork easily shreds off.

  4. Serve alone or on hamburger buns with barbecue sauce.

 

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Kristyn Merkley

My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. On this site I like to share all things creative – from recipes to home decor to gifts and home decor ideas. Welcome!

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  1. I’m going to have to try your recipe. I’ve been very hesitant to make pulled pork. It looks delicious!! Thanks for the simple recipe!

  2. Norwegians just discovered pulled pork this spring, and I haven’t gotten around to try it jet.

    Still I can see that it have grown mighty popular.

    I did not expect to cook if for 8 hours though, so I might try some pre-made ones or from a restaurant.

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