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Pulled Pork - Perfectly Delectable

This delicious pulled pork recipe is great as is or in a sandwich with the sauce or on a salad! So versatile and easy. Your slow cooker does most of the work for you.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Pork
Keyword pulled pork
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Servings 6 cups
Calories 374kcal


  • 3.6 pound pork butt or other appropriate pork, Mine was 3.6 pounds, bone in
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1 ½ cups chicken broth
  • 4 cloves garlic whole


  • Combine chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, paprika and salt
  • De-fat the pork, leaving some for flavor
  • Apply rub to pork butt covering it evenly on all sides
  • Place in slow cooker and sprinkle some paprika on the pork
  • Pour in chicken broth (I didn't pour it over the pork) and add garlic
  • Set slow cooker on high for 4.5 hours
  • Take out pork butt and put on platter and tent two pieces of foil over it and let sit for 15 minutes
  • Take two forks and pull apart the pork into some big chunks as well as shreds
  • Plate
  • Pour small amount of juice from slow cooker on pork
  • Serve
  • Enjoy


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 374kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 163mg | Sodium: 1562mg | Potassium: 1013mg | Vitamin A: 265IU | Vitamin C: 4.7mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 4mg