Slow cooker pulled pork mixed with a Texas style BBQ sauce on a bun making a pulled pork sandwich.

Perfect Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

  • Author: Serene @ House of Yumm
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 hours
  • Total Time: 8 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: main dish
  • Method: slow cooker
  • Cuisine: American


Perfect Slow Cooker Pulled Pork. This Texas style pulled pork is made easier in the slow cooker. Perfect for enjoying as a BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, or loaded up on nachos, or even as a pizza topping! The possibilities are endless!



Texas Dry Rub

  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

Pulled Pork

  • 2.5 pound pork shoulder
  • Texas Dry Rub
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon liquid smoke


  1. Mix together the ingredients for the Texas Dry Rub in a small bowl.
  2. Trim off any large excessive fat pieces from the pork roast. Rub the pork shoulder with the Texas Dry Rub on all sides. Place into the slow cooker.
  3. Stir together the  apple cider vinegar, worcestshire sauce, and liquid smoke in a small bowl, then pour over the pork roast in the slow cooker.
  4. Cook on Low heat for 8 hours until tender.
  5. Remove the pork from the slow cooker and shred using forks. Spread the shredded pork over a large baking sheet lined with foil. Pour the remaining juice from the slow cooker over the meat.
  6. Broil for 5 minutes to get the crispy pieces of pork. (optional)
  7. Remove from oven, allow to cool for a couple minutes. Serve warm on hamburger buns, top with Texas Style BBQ Sauce! Or some Blue Cheese Coleslaw. Enjoy!


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 296
  • Sugar: 9 g
  • Fat: 8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 45 g
  • Fiber: 5 g
  • Protein: 15 g
  • Cholesterol: 92 mg

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