|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Servings: 8 to 12|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 41g||53%|
|Saturated Fat 15g||73%|
|Total Carbohydrate 41g||15%|
|Dietary Fiber 1g||5%|
|Total Sugars 18g|
|Vitamin C 3mg||14%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
This pork barbecue is an easy and delicious pulled pork for the slow cooker. The pork shoulder is placed in the cooker with sliced onions and some Worcestershire sauce and cooked to juicy, tender perfection. The pork is then shredded, mixed with barbecue sauce—either storebought or homemade—and served hot on toasted buns. An easy prep, set, and forget dish for the next several hours, this is the perfect recipe for pork barbeque or a busy weeknight or weekend dinner for the family.
For this pork barbeque recipe, we use a pork butt which comes from the shoulder of the pig. Fairly inexpensive, this cut of pork is usually used for pulled pork, roasts, stews, and ground pork or sausage.
It's a great dish for tailgating events, family gatherings, or picnics. Enjoy it buffet style and let your guests or family grab the warm buns and serve themselves the pulled pork and add more barbecue sauce if they'd like. Serve this with coleslaw, potato or macaroni salad, fresh fruit, and some baked beans.
Gather the ingredients.
Place pork roast in the crockery insert of a slow cooker.
Add the sliced onion and Worcestershire sauce.
Cover the pork with water.
Cook on low all day—for at least 12 hours.
Remove the roast, discarding cooking water. Save the sliced onions and set them aside.
Fork-shred the pork, discarding any fat and bones.
Return shredded meat and onions to the slow cooker.
Dump a bottle of your favorite barbecue sauce over it, and cook an hour or so on low until heated thoroughly.
Serve on heated buns, along with your favorite sides. Enjoy!
Grab a store-bought barbecue sauce or whip up a homemade one.
Some favorite pulled pork sides include creamy coleslaw, baked beans, macaroni and cheese, french fries, homemade chips, veggies such as collard greens or tossed salads.
Make this pulled pork recipe ahead of time over the weekend, so it's ready to serve early in the week for dinner after a hectic work or school day.
How to Store and Freeze
Leftover pulled pork can be put in an airtight container and placed in the refrigerator for up to four days.
It can also be frozen for later use. Just place in a freezer-safe container or bag, and freeze the pulled pork for two to three months.