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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Juicy and flavorful slow cooker pulled pork recipe that you set in the morning and then forget about it until dinner time. It’s the perfect addition to your weekly meal prep rotation because it stores excellent, and you can use it in so many recipes. 
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Course: dinner, dinner recipe, slow cooker
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crockpot pulled pork, slow cooker pulled pork, slow cooker shredded pork
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 hours
Total Time: 10 hours 20 minutes
Servings: 16 people
Calories: 181kcal


  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar can substitute coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 3 - 4lb pork butt or roast
  • ¾ cup orange juice
  • salt to taste


  • Mix the garlic powder, onion powder, sugar, chipotle chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper into a small bowl. Set aside.
  • Place the pork butt onto a cutting board. If needed, trim off any excess fat from the top and sides.
  • Pour the orange juice into the bottom of the slow cooker insert
  • Place the pork butt into the slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours. Or on high for 5-6 hours. When the pork is pull-apart tender it's done cooking.
  • Remove the pork from the slow cooker and place it into a large bowl. Using two forks or claws, shred the pork. Spoon extra liquid from the slow cooker for added moisture
  • Use in your favorite pork recipes.


How to Store and Reheat Pulled Pork

To store
You can safely store pulled pork in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days. Place the cooked pork into airtight containers or bags and refrigerate. 
To freeze
You can freeze shredded pork for up to 6 months. Portion out the cooked pork using Souper cubes or in freezer bags and freeze. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator and reheat on the stove or in the microwave.


Calories: 181kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sugar: 4g