BBQ Pulled Pork

This is a easy BBQ pulled pork that taste like it was smoked for hours but was really cooked in your crock pot!!! Yes I said Crock-pot people! My husband loves BBQ food but we do not have a $1000 dollar smoker so I had to get creative! Liquid SMOKE! Duh! This was fantastic and we love throwing this in the crock-pot in the morning and doing sandwiches for a BBQ because a pork shoulder will feed a lot!  I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we did! So simple and easy! I love my Crock-pot!

Here’s what you’ll need…

5 pound whole pork shoulder- Make sure its a pork shoulder!!!
1-1/2 tablespoons garlic, minced
1 tablespoon seasoning salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
2 teaspoons cumin
1-1/2 teaspoons paprika
2 medium to large onions
1 tablespoon liquid smoke (This makes it have the flavor like it was smoked for hours)

BBQ Sauce- Sweet Baby Ray’s always taste the best!

First, rub garlic onto the meat.

Next, go ahead and mix together the seasoning salt, pepper, cumin, and paprika. Coat your meat in this spice mixture, wrap in plastic wrap, and store in a fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight. (This step isn’t necessary, but it does improve the flavor.)

When you’re ready to cook, roughly chop the onions into quarters and layer them in the bottom of a slow cooker with the meat on top. Add liquid smoke. Fill the slow cooker 2/3 of the way with water. Cook on low for 8 hours or on high for about 3-4 hours.

When it is finished cooking, turn off the slow cooker and remove the bone from the shoulder. It should slide out easily. Using a slotted spoon, transfer pieces of meat to a bowl, leaving the liquid and fat behind. Discard this liquid and return the good meat to the slow cooker bowl.

Using two forks, shred the meat. Add BBQ sauce conservatively (it is easier to add more sauce than to take any away), stirring it into the meat until you’ve reached desired consistency.

Yummmm. Serve on Buns or make little sliders on mini rolls! Enjoy !

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1 comment

  1. Tayler April 24, 2014 at 1:22 pm Reply

    Is the liquid smoke necessary?

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