Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork
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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Molly Aronica

For most people, pulled pork is one of those dishes that's worth going out for because it seems like such a hassle to make at home — however, with the help of a handy slow cooker, this meaty comfort food dish is super easy to make.

Like most dishes that are made using a slow cooker, the prep is minimal and the bulk of the work is done by the appliance, so with some patience, the pork will be fork-tender and ready to pull without much effort at all. 

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Directions

Add the ketchup, chile sauce, honey, mustard, vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, and red pepper flakes  to a sauce pan over medium heat. Whisk the mixture together and let it come to a gentle boil, then remove the sauce from the heat and let it cool slightly. 

Meanwhile, line the bottom of the slow cooker pot with chopped onion and rest the pork on top, then cover the meat with the sauce and turn it once to make sure everything is covered. Pour the beer over the meat and cover the pot. Cook on low for 9 hours. 

When the pork is done cooking, carefully remove it from the pot and place it on a cutting board. Using two forks, gently pull the meat into shreds. Serve immediately. 

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

646 kcal

Daily value:

32%

Servings:

6
  • Carbohydrate, by difference 13 g
  • Protein 67 g
  • Total lipid (fat) 36 g
  • Vitamin A, IU 116 IU
  • Vitamin A, RAE 30 µg
  • Vitamin B-12 7 µg
  • Vitamin B-6 2 mg
  • Vitamin D 11 IU
  • Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1 mg
  • Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 5 µg
  • Alanine 4 g
  • Arginine 4 g
  • Ash 5 g
  • Aspartic acid 6 g
  • Betaine 39 mg
  • Calcium, Ca 52 mg
  • Carotene, beta 13 µg
  • Cholesterol 200 mg
  • Choline, total 200 mg
  • Cryptoxanthin, beta 1 µg
  • Cystine 1 g
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 17 g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 3 g
  • Fatty acids, total saturated 13 g
  • Fatty acids, total trans 1 g
  • Fatty acids, total trans-monoenoic 1 g
  • Fiber, total dietary 1 g
  • Fluoride, F 1 µg
  • Folate, DFE 50 µg
  • Folate, food 21 µg
  • Folate, total 39 µg
  • Folic acid 17 µg
  • Fructose 1 g
  • Glucose (dextrose) 1 g
  • Glutamic acid 10 g
  • Glycine 3 g
  • Histidine 2 g
  • Iron, Fe 8 mg
  • Isoleucine 3 g
  • Leucine 5 g
  • Lutein + zeaxanthin 15 µg
  • Lycopene 5 µg
  • Lysine 6 g
  • Magnesium, Mg 74 mg
  • Methionine 2 g
  • Niacin 19 mg
  • Pantothenic acid 2 mg
  • Phenylalanine 2 g
  • Phosphorus, P 643 mg
  • Potassium, K 1028 mg
  • Proline 3 g
  • Retinol 29 µg
  • Riboflavin 1 mg
  • Selenium, Se 72 µg
  • Serine 2 g
  • Sodium, Na 653 mg
  • Starch 2 g
  • Sucrose 5 g
  • Sugars, total 7 g
  • Threonine 3 g
  • Tocopherol, gamma 2 mg
  • Tryptophan 1 g
  • Tyrosine 2 g
  • Valine 3 g
  • Water 227 g
  • Zinc, Zn 15 mg
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