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crock-pot pulled pork

Crock-Pot Pulled Pork

Tasty and delicious pulled pork with only 6 ingredients, a slow cooker and some time. Serve on buns with a side of bbq sauce for a family friendly dinner.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 hours
Total Time 10 hours 10 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8 People


  • 5 Pound Boneless Pork Shoulder
  • 2 Tablespoons Light or Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 4 Cloves garlic minced
  • 1 Medium Yellow Onion peeled and wedged
  • 2 Teaspoons Kosher Salt
  • 2 Teaspoons Ground Black Pepper


  • Carefully remove any excess fat from the pork shoulder.
  • In a bowl, mix brown sugar, black pepper and salt. Rub the mixture over the pork shoulder.
  • Place the seasoned pork shoulder in a 5 qt or 6 qt slow cooker.
  • Pour the water around but not over the pork. Place the garlic and onions around the pork on the sides of the bowl.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 10-12 hours or HIGH 5-6 hours.
  • Remove the onions and discard.
  • Using two forks, shred the pork while it is in the slow cooker.
  • Serve on buns with a side of BBQ sauce.
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