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- 4 lb. pork shoulder
- 2 Tbsp. paprika (try smoked paprika for more of that smoked flavor)
- 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
- 1 tsp. pepper
- 1 tsp. cayenne pepper
- 1 tsp. garlic powder
- 1 tsp. onion powder
- 1 tsp. kosher salt
- 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
- 3/4 cup water
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|Calories710Calories from Fat290
|% DAILY VALUE
|Calories from Fat290
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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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Teresa Bliss a year ago
Definitely a keeper. I added two tablespoons of liquid smoke…amazing flavor
Andrew Wicklund a year ago
A little bland but it was easy and I spiced it up with some hot sauce
Hello 2 years ago
I used a smoked all purpose seasoning that was mostly paprika instead of just paprika, it was sooo delicious! My go-to pork recipe now.
Renee Collins 2 years ago
Used smoked paprika, but only 1/2 tsp of cayenne as that was all I had. Did slice some onion on bottom as suggested.
Kathleen Bricalli 3 years ago
My go-to recipe for pulled pork I add a little barbecue sauce once it’s shredded
Jill M. 3 years ago
Perfect! Had to add another hour to the cook time, but otherwise delicious.
Tang 4 years ago
absolutely delicious! wouldn't change a thing about the recipe. pork is well seasoned and delicious
Katrina Cronick 4 years ago
This is one of my favorite pulled pork recipes.
Gozart 4 years ago
not the best pulled pork ive had
Rafael Novo 4 years ago
good, but could use some liquid smoke
Sassy 4 years ago
Perfecto!!! Would make again & again!
Mills 4 years ago
great recipe. can be made into several different dishes
Justin Kahle 4 years ago
Delicious. Sandwiches with some coleslaw and special hot sauce made a great meal. Even the kids ate it up!
Adrianne Streckfus 4 years ago
Of course after cooking for 8 hours this pork would be tender and was easy to shred. After tasting though it seemed a little bland so I added some spicy barbecue sauce to the juice and that really helped. We put it on a big hamburger bun with some coleslaw on top and YUM!
Jenny 4 years ago
Delicious, and naturally gluten free. I served it with cole slaw on a corn tortilla.
Vanessa Burbach 4 years ago
Great seasoning combo! I’ve pre-cooked the meat by searing the pork really quickly and then added the meat on top of sliced onions so the meat doesn’t stick to the crockpot...also the onion cooks from the base first to give the broth (vinegar+water) more flavor. Thanks for sharing the recipe!
Natalie Burton 4 years ago
This is amazing and so easy! I love that I can make it according to the recipe and then use it as tacos OR BBQ sandwiches.it just produces a super tender, juicy meat. And throwing it under the broiler creates that carnitas effect. I will use this recipe for all pulled pork in the future.
Courtney Dunham 4 years ago
i substituted chix, and added 1/4 c ketchup and 1/4c sweet baby rays bbq sauce as well as a little extra water and brown sugar. once chicken was cooked i added some corn starch and water to thicken. so good!
Agnes 4 years ago
Very yummy. I will definitely make it again. I added salt to the finished product because I like salty.
Matt 4 years ago
Turned out kind of bland.
SuperstarFoodLover 4 years ago
Fantastic I grew up eating pulled pork, but we never put sauce on it This doesn’t need a sauce The best pulled pork I’ve eaten since my mother’s years ago
Carl Beatty 4 years ago
The recipe worked really well. Tasted great
Julie Peterson 4 years ago
The meat was very tender and easy to shred, however the flavor was pretty bland. Though this could allow people to “personalize” their sandwich, taco, etc. with various sauces and condiments. It also makes it easy to throw into later dishes like an omelet or baked potato. So the process makes a good staple pork dish, just nothing outstanding.
AL 4 years ago
It was exactly what I was looking for. Flavorful pulled pork that wasn’t just BBQ saucy. The only things I changed was to omit the cayenne (for the young kids) and to swap the water and vinegar ratio because we liked the extra tang. Definitely a keeper.
Yummly User 4 years ago
The meat was so tender that there was no effort in shredding it. I added BBQ sauce with cole slaw and placed it in a roll. Delicious!
Warus 4 years ago
AWESOME tasting and so, so easy to make! This recipe is a keeper! I served it in a bun with barbecue sauce and homemade coleslaw My family loved it!
K 4 years ago
Excellent. Makes a great tasting pulled pork that was wonderful when mixed up with our favorite BBQ sauce. Everyone said it was great even without any sauce.
Kate Moore 4 years ago
I make this with smoked paprika as the recipe suggests and the whole family loves it! We have made this dish several times and use it as the meat for quick tacos or burritos.
Tuente 5 years ago
So good! Best crock pot pulled pork I’ve ever had
Reese 5 years ago
Oh my goodness!! Made this for dinner tonight!! Absolutely DELICIOUS!!! I added about 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of cumin also...My new favorite pork recipe!