Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe

Slow-cooker pulled pork

  • serves 6
  • Easy

Get perfect pulled pork every time with this easy recipe. Put the ingredients into a slow cooker and leave for eight hours to let the spices infuse


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  • onions 2, halved and sliced
  • smoked paprika 1 tbsp
  • ground cumin 2 tsp
  • ground cinnamon 1 tsp
  • garlic salt 2 tsp
  • sea salt flakes 2 tsp
  • Dijon mustard 2 tbsp
  • red wine vinegar 3 tbsp
  • tomato purée 2 tbsp
  • soft light brown sugar 2 tbsp
  • boneless pork shoulder 1.5kg, skin and excess fat removed


  • soft white rolls
  • coleslaw
  • sliced red onions
  • sliced gherkins


  • Step 1

    Heat the slow cooker to high. Put the onions in the bottom of the slow cooker. Mix together the spices, salts, mustard, vinegar, tomato purée and sugar. Rub all over the pork then sit on top of the onions. Cook for 8 hours. Remove the pork and shred into chunks. Mix in 4-5 tbsp of cooking liquid from the slow cooker. Serve in buns with coleslaw, sliced red onions and gherkins, if you like.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 366
  • Fat 13.5g
  • Saturates 4.5g
  • Carbs 11.1g
  • Sugars 10.2g
  • Fibre 2.1g
  • Protein 49.2g
  • Salt 3.5g