Pulled pork sandwich with slaw on top.

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Course: Pork
Cuisine: American
Keyword: BBQ, Pulled Pork, Slow-Cooker
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 hours 30 minutes
Total Time: 10 hours 45 minutes
Calories: 386kcal
Author: Kris Longwell
These slow cooker pulled pork sandwiches are about as good as you'll find. Huge flavor that is easy to put together in the slow cooker, finished off with an amazing BBQ sauce. So good!
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Ingredients

FOR THE RUB

  • 3 tbsp black pepper
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp course salt ie, sea salt
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper

FOR THE LIQUID MOP

  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp salt ie, sea salt

FOR THE SAUCE

  • 1 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 cup good quality BBQ sauce

FOR THE PULLED PORK SANDWICHES

  • 1 8 lbs bone-in pork shoulder Boston butt, is good
  • 8 buns split, butter and lightly toasted
  • Coleslaw

Instructions

  • Mix together the ingredients for the rub in a medium bowl.
  • Mix together the ingredients for the liquid mop
  • Press the rub into the meat and place in slow cooker.
  • Pour the liquid mop over the meat.
  • Cook on low: Bone-in: 10 hours. Boneless: 8 hours.
  • When the meat is almost done, put all the sauce ingredients in a medium sauce pan and heat over medium heat for about 10 minutes.
  • Carefully remove meat from cooker.
  • Discard all but about 1 cup of the liquid (set aside).
  • Shred the meat from the bone using two forks.
  • Place the meat back into the cooker and add the reserved liquid.
  • Mix in 2 cups of the sauce and cook for another 30 minutes.
  • Place shredded pork onto sandwiches and top with coleslaw.
  • Pass remaining sauce in separate dish.

Nutrition

Calories: 386kcal