Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Shoulder
This slow cooker pulled pork shoulder recipe is so perfect you can serve it all year long! No need to wait for BBQ season and summer weather! Sounds awesome right?
You can still serve your family and friends the best food ever! And the best part is, it’s so easy, you really do just prep the meat, set the slow cooker, and walk away and HAVE SOME FUN!
This is when you get out the slow cooker, throw in a pork butt or pork shoulder, some water or ginger ale, your own personal spices and let it cook….slowly….until you have pork that melts in your mouth, shreds easily and becomes the best pulled pork sandwich anywhere! Are you with me?
Then let’s make Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Shoulder for your Weekend BBQ!
1 – 3 to 5 lb pork shoulder (depends on the size of your crowd)
2 cups of water
Salt and pepper
3-4 whole cloves
2 chopped cooking onions
Season the pork shoulder with salt and pepper, and add to the slow cooker with the water, onions and garlic.
Set the slow cooker setting to low – 8 hours
Go outside and play! Seriously! Enjoy your guests, or the day and be mindful of the pleasure you are feeling in getting this amazing meal ready.
Once pork is cooked, drain the pork shoulder
Put it back in the slow cooker pot, and using forks pull it apart, shredding all of the meat
Stir in my Best Homemade BBQ sauce
Turn it on high and let it cook for 1-2 hours
Go and relax with a good book – or have a nap!
Dinner is ready –
Place large servings of pulled pork on your favorite crusty roll, ciabatta bun, sourdough rolls (please checkout Northwest Sourdough and learn to make your own!) , add a big scoop of Creamy Coleslaw either on the sandwich or on the side – that’s a personal choice! Round this out with fresh corn on the cob and you have Labor Day Feast!
Enjoy…..and let me know how you make your BBQ pulled pork sandwiches! I love to get comments!
- 1 - 3 to 5 lb pork shoulder depends on the size of your crowd
- 2 cups water
- Salt and pepper
- 3-4 whole cloves
- 2 onions cooking, chopped
- 2 pints BBQ Sauce Use our Homemade BBQ Sauce!
- Season the pork shoulder with salt and pepper, and add to the slow cooker with the water, onions and garlic.
- Set the slow cooker setting to low – 8 hours
- Go outside and play!
- Once pork is cooked, drain the pork shoulder
- Put it back in the slow cooker pot, and using forks pull it apart, shredding all of the meat
- Stir in Best BBQ sauce
- Turn it on high and let it cook for 1-2 hours
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