79 Reviews

So good. I made these for a bunch of my nephews and nieces and they all devoured it even the little one who is only 3 years old. Make sure to use a good BBQ sauce and some homemade buns because it makes a great difference. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

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YungB December 28, 2008

WOW...We all loved this one. All I had in my freezer was apple/rasberry juice, so I was worried, but it came out great. I also used liquid smoke instead of the mesquite powder. I jut drizzled some on each side before rubbing on the spices. We did not use any additional flavoring such as BBQ sauce - it just was not needed. We cooked just under 3 lbs it on high for about 2.5 hours, then on low for 6 hours, not as long as the recipe called for, so the meat did stay on the greasy side. The meat just fell apart on the fork and disolved in the mouth! We just ate it on whole wheat hamburger buns with choice of cheese. My only complaint was that I didn't use a larger roast. Thanks for posting this recipe. It has earned a permanent spot in our rotation!

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CharleneMc November 04, 2008

I was craving a pulled pork sandwich. This is my favorite recipe of all time!! The long preparation is well worth the wait. I made this with Tenderloin instead of Shoulder, for a healthier sandwich. I also subbed canned chipotles in adobo as someone suggested. I just threw them (and some of the sauce from the can) into the crock pot with the vinegar. I also used 1/2 c. apple cider instead of juice concentrate. A bit less apple flavor my way perhaps, but I had cider on hand. The recipe leaves a warm spicy feel long after the meal, but isn't spicy enough to turn away the masses. Dropped 3 oz onto a whole wheat soft bulkie with Jack Daniels Hickory BBQ Sauce. The pulled pork works great dampened then reheated in the microwave for 30s.

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Tarah T. October 12, 2008

Loved it and so did everyone that tried it. Thanks!

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Jessica Hoylman September 26, 2008

This is the best and easiest pulled pork. Everyone raved. Let it cook overnight. The house smells wonderful in the morning. Thank you.

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srenaux July 20, 2008

I've proabably made this at least three or four times now. Its fabulous! The last time I made it I used orange juice and beer as the liquids and it works just fine. I also added a little garlic powder to the rub.

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Oh!Susannah June 11, 2008

Dude!! Awesome pulled pork!! I usually use the smoker for this but that's such a pain in the @ss. This is great... very easy... only added a few minor things (that are totally my cooking style/preference/secrets!) but overall this dish rocks!! Quick tip... throw you a whole head of garlic in the crock pot while cooking. I'm italian, so i gotta have my garlic!

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sjf17x June 02, 2008

I have attempted pulled pork in the past but i never got anything eatible, until I made this recipie. The rub gave the butt roast so much flavor. I set it too cook before goin to bed. The whole house smelled amazing, and the roast was just falling apart already. Out guest that were over for dinner are already asking when I am going to make this again

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ChristinRN1 February 25, 2008

I used your basic recipe and added 1 beer, 1 onion and 5 cloves of garlic. I used a cast iron casserole on the stovetop on LOW, really low. I turned the meat over ever 1/2 hour just to make sure it was cooking evenly. A 4 lb shoulder took about 6 hours to cook perfectly and it was AMAZING!

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No Stress Chef February 12, 2008

I went with your substition for the chipoltie powder and mesquite powder. Super recipe, and smelled soo good. Had my concerns that this would be too spicy for my youngest DS, but it wasn't at all. Lightly spiced and sweet. I served this with Bobbie-Q Sauce (Barbecue Sauce) and Bread Machine White Bread that I added onion soup mix to, and baked as hamburger buns, rather than bread loaf.

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lets.eat January 27, 2008
Crock Pot Pulled Pork