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Slow cooker pulled pork on a hamburger bun, served with french fries.

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

This slow cooker pulled pork is coated in a homemade spice rub, then simmered in the crock pot until tender. Shred the meat and add BBQ sauce, then dinner is ready to serve!
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Total Time 8 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 315kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 4 pounds pork shoulder bone in or boneless, can also use country style pork ribs
  • 1/4 cup BBQ rub homemade or store bought
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups BBQ sauce homemade or store bought


  • Heat the oil in a large pot over medium high heat. Season the pork with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Brown the pork roast, about 3-4 minutes per side.
  • Coat the pork in the BBQ rub.
  • Place the pork in a slow cooker.
  • Pour the chicken broth into the slow cooker. Cover and cook for 8-10 hours on low, or until pork is very tender.
  • Drain off the liquid. Shred the pork with two forks. Stir in the BBQ sauce, then serve.


Calories: 315kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 871mg | Potassium: 643mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 128IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 2mg