Slow Cooker Pulled Pork - Karyl's Kulinary Krusade
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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe

Course: Main Dish
Author: Karyl


  • 1 Pork butt (or pork shoulder), bone-in
  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 yellow onions, cut into quarters
  • 24 ounces Coke


  • Combine all spice ingredients, and apply liberally to entire piece of meat. Cover, and let sit in the fridge for at least 4 hours, up to overnight
  • Remove pork from fridge, and set on counter for 20-30 minutes to come towards room temperature
  • In large skillet over medium-high heat, sear pork. Sear 4-5 minutes per side
  • Add onions, pork, and coke to slow cooker. Turn on low, set timer to 8 hours
  • After 8 hours, check to make sure pork is done. Take a fork, pierce the thickest portion, and turn. If the meat flakes easily, it is done
  • Using large serving forks, remove pork from liquid and allow to cool for about 10 minutes
  • Add liquid, onion and bone to a medium saucepan. Simmer over medium-low heat for about 30 minutes
  • Add pork and liquid back to slow cooker, and let sit for about 30 minutes. At this point you can refrigerate, freeze, or add your favorite sauce