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Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe

I am a huge fan of pulled pork, its one of those meals that is great for summer bbq’s, winter Christmas markets and parties. There is never a bad time for pulled pork. I have previously shared my delicious BBQ Pulled Pork Recipe which is a firm family favourite, however I wanted to share my new favourite Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe.

This is a less saucy dish is cooked with spices and delicious served with lashings of apple sauce and stuffing for a hearty delicious meal.

How to make the best easy slow cooker pulled pork

This Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe Is Perfect For Parties.

It’s one of those recipes you can prepare ahead if you are having a get together. Planning a gathering can be a stressful affair, thus having a crock pot meal you can throw into a slow cooker and leave cooking away whilst you concentrate on other things is perfect.

The beauty of this pulled pork recipe is that it needs no effort and attention. When it’s cooked, you simple shred it in the pot and it’s ready to serve. That is entertaining food at its very best.

However its also the best weekend family meal. Allowing you to enjoy family time knowing your slow cooker dinner is cooking away happily, thus needing to spend less time in the kitchen.

How To Make Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Ingredients

  • 1 kg Pork Shoulder
  • 50 ml apple cider vinegar
  • 150 ml water
  • 2 tbsp golden syrup
  • 2 Onions
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper

How To Make Slow Cooker Pulled Pork?

Chop the onions and place in the bottom of the slow cooker adding the water and vinegar.

Chop the onions and prepare the spices in a bowl

Trim all visible fat off the pork and discard it.

Trim all visible fat off the pork

Now mix the golden syrup, spices, garlic, salt and pepper together in a bowl.

Roll the pork into the spicy syrup mixture.

Rub the pork in all the spices and golden syrup and then add to the slow cooker and place the lid on

Place in the slow cooker on top on the onions and set the slow cooker to high, leaving for 8 hours, turning every 2 hours or so.

When your pork is cooked shred with a fork and served from the crock pot.

Serve with apple sauce and stuffing.

Slow cooker pulled pork with apple sauce

Can You Freeze Slow Cooker Pulled Pork?

Yes, I have frozen pulled pork many times, I cook the recipe in large batches and freeze in meal size portions once cool. However remember to thoroughly defrost on before reheating. It can also be kept in the fridge for 48 hours. 

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Serving Suggestions For Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

When I think of slow cooker pulled pork I always image it served with a brown roll with apple sauce and stuffing. However there are many ways to also serve pulled pork with or without bread.

  • Serve with rice for an extra hearty winters meal
  • Tacos of fajitas and pickled red cabbage
  • Or mashed potatoes and vegetables
  • On pizza
  • Pulled pork is delicious on a jacket potato
  • Or as a side to a hearty salad.
How to make slow cooker pulled pork
The Best Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe Ever

Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 20 minutes

An easy and delicious slow cooker pulled pork recipe. This is a low in fat family friendly recipe that is great for cooking for parties or batch cooking.

Ingredients

  • Ingredients
  • 1 kg Pork Shoulder
  • 50 ml apple cider vinegar
  • 150 ml water
  • 2 tbsp golden syrup
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 Onions
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper

Instructions

    Chop the onions and place in the bottom of the slow cooker adding the water and vinegar.

    Trim all visible fat off the pork and discard it.

    Now mix the golden syrup, spices, garlic, salt and pepper together in a bowl.

    Roll the pork into the spicy syrup mixture.

    Place in the slow cooker on top on the onions and set the slow cooker to high, leaving for 8 hours, turning every 2 hours or so.

    When your pork is cooked shred with a fork and served from the crock pot.

    Serve with apple sauce and stuffing.

Notes

Can You Freeze Slow Cooker Pulled Pork?
Yes, I have frozen pulled pork many times, I cook the recipe in large batches and freeze in meal size portions once cool. However remember to thoroughly defrost on before reheating. It can also be kept in the fridge for 48 hours.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 513Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 19gCholesterol: 150mgSodium: 507mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 1gSugar: 3gProtein: 39g
The best slow cooker Pulled pork recipe

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Louise Fenton

Wednesday 23rd of December 2020

Hi Sarah

I love the sound of this - always on the lookout for a good pulled pork recipe! It says to chop the onions but the recipe makes no mention of onions. Could you confirm how many you use? Thanks!

SarahJChristie

Wednesday 23rd of December 2020

Hi Louise, thank you so much for this, omg how did I miss that off? I used 2 onions, and enjoy this recipe is amazing xx

Andre Surkis

Friday 7th of August 2020

I will keep this recipe for myself and will definitely cook it. It looks incredibly delicious!

Kim Carberry

Tuesday 14th of July 2020

I LOVE pulled pork and it's been a while since we've had it. After reading this I want it now! x

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