Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork

Sarah W. Caron from Sarah's Cucina Bella shares a recipe.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 6 hr 10 min
  • Servings 4

1
tablespoon kosher (coarse) salt
1
tablespoon paprika
1
teaspoon garlic powder
1
teaspoon packed brown sugar
1
pork loin roast (2 1/2 to 3 lb)
1
cup water
1
cup barbecue sauce

  • 1 In small bowl, stir together salt, paprika, garlic powder and brown sugar.
  • 2 Spray 4- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Rinse pork roast under cool water. Rub salt mixture on pork to cover completely. Place pork in slow cooker. Add water to side of pork.
  • 3 Cover; cook on High heat setting 5 to 6 hours.
  • 4 In slow cooker, use 2 forks to shred pork. Stir in barbecue sauce until well mixed.

Expert Tips

For a spicier pulled pork, stir 1 teaspoon finely chopped chipotle chiles into the barbecue sauce before mixing with the pork.

The spice rub can be made in advance and stored in an airtight container.