Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork with BBQ Sauce

Close up of Pulled pork with BBQ Sauce

Are you ready for the ultimate pulled pork experience? Look no further! In this recipe, we’ll show you how to make mouthwatering pulled pork in a slow cooker, paired with a homemade BBQ sauce that’s full of flavor. It’s the perfect combination of ease and taste that will leave you craving for more.

Pulled Pork: An Easy and Delicious Process

While some BBQ enthusiasts swear by the traditional method of slow cooking pulled pork overnight in a smoker, we’ve developed a foolproof way to achieve fantastic results with minimal effort. Our slow cooker method is simple, hands-off, and delivers amazing flavors.

Pour homemade barbecue sauce over pulled pork

To make the pulled pork, start by rubbing the pork with a secret spice mix. Then, place it in the slow cooker with your choice of liquid, such as beer, apple cider, or apple juice, which will infuse the meat with incredible flavors. Let the slow cooker work its magic, and after a few hours, you’ll have tender, juicy pork that falls apart effortlessly.

For an extra layer of flavor, you can also brown the pork in the oven before shredding it. Trust us, it’s worth the effort!

Homemade BBQ Sauce: The Perfect Companion

No pulled pork is complete without a delicious BBQ sauce, and our homemade recipe is a winner every time. Made with a base of common pantry ingredients, this versatile sauce can be used on a variety of meats, from pork ribs to grilled chicken.

Further reading:  The Art of Crafting an Easy BBQ Sauce Recipe

What you need for homemade Barbecue Sauce for pulled pork

The beauty of our BBQ sauce lies in its simplicity. With just a few ingredients, including ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, and spices, you’ll create a tangy, smoky, and slightly sweet sauce that perfectly complements the flavors of the pulled pork.

Serving Suggestions: Sliders or Southern BBQ Dinner Plate

Now that you have your delicious pulled pork and homemade BBQ sauce, it’s time to decide how to serve it. You have two classic options:

  1. Sliders: For a fun and casual meal, serve the pulled pork stuffed inside soft rolls with a side of coleslaw. This is a great choice when entertaining a crowd.

  2. Southern BBQ Dinner Plate: If you’re looking for a more complete meal, create a Southern-style BBQ dinner plate. Pair the pulled pork with classic sides like mac and cheese, cornbread, steamed corn, and coleslaw. Don’t forget to include a side of something green, like steamed greens drizzled with butter, salt, and pepper.

Dinner plate with Pulled pork with BBQ Sauce with side dishes - Mac and Cheese, steamed greens, cornbread, and steamed corn

This recipe makes a generous amount of pulled pork, perfect for feeding a hungry crowd or for freezing leftovers for future meals. It’s a versatile dish that can be enjoyed in various ways, including in a bread roll for a quick and satisfying meal anytime!

So why wait? Grab your slow cooker, prepare your spice rub, and get ready to indulge in the most tender and flavorful pulled pork you’ve ever tasted. Your taste buds will thank you.

For the full recipe and more mouthwatering barbecue inspiration, visit Rowdy Hog Smokin BBQ.