Pulled Pork

Simple and delicious.This is how I make my pulled pork.

prep time:1 min
cook time:8 hr 0 min
ready in:8 hr 10 min
  • 3.5 - 4.5lb (1.5 - 2 kg) pork shoulder (boneless)
  • 2 onions (thinly sliced)
  • 5 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 cup (2.5 dl) chicken broth
  • 0.75 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle powder
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa powder
  • 0.5 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Cover the bottom of your slow cooker with the sliced onions.
  • Pour over the chicken broth.
  • Mix all spices in a small bowl, using a fork.
  • Rub the pork shoulder with the minced garlic.
  • Then rub the pork shoulder with the spice mix.
  • Place the pork shoulder on top of the onions in the slow cooker, and cook on low heat for 8-10 hours.
  • Carefully lift remove the pork shoulder from the slow cooker.
  • Put a strainer on top of a heat proof bowl, and pour the sliced onions and liquids through it.
  • Put the onions back into the slow cooker (or a serving bowl).
  • Add the pork shoulder, the thoroughly shred (pull) the pork apart using two forks.
  • Mix the onions and the pulled pork evenly, and add the juices until it's moist (but not wet).
  • Serve on a bed of fresh, roughly cut, salad and vegetables.