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Pulled pork piled on a sandwich with coleslaw

The Easiest Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

The easiest guide for how to make pulled pork in crock pot! Follow our guide on how to make pulled pork, and you'll have the best pulled pork recipe on the block. Slow cooker pulled pork is so mouth-wateringly good, you'll be shooing away neighbors.
Course Main dish or appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword pulled pork recipe, pulled pork recipes, recipe for pulled pork, slow cooker pulled pork
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours 45 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 50 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 217kcal



  • 2 lbs. pork loin roast
  • 1 cup BBQ Sauce
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper


  • Mix together 1 cup BBQ sauce, 1 cup beef broth, and ¼ cup brown sugar in a bowl. Add in 1 tablespoon garlic powder, 1 tablespoon paprika, 1 teaspoon onion powder, and ¼ teaspoon black pepper. Stir.
    1 cup BBQ Sauce, 1 cup beef broth, ¼ cup brown sugar, 1 tablespoon garlic powder, 1 tablespoon paprika, 1 teaspoon onion powder, ¼ teaspoon black pepper
    sauce for pulled pork in a small bowl
  • Add the 2 lbs. pork loin roast to the slow cooker and cover with the teriyaki sauce mixture.
    2 lbs. pork loin roast
    pork in a slow cooker with sauce
  • Cook on High for 4 hours, turning 2 to 3 times during the cooking to ensure the pork cooks evenly. Start to encourage the pork to shred by pulling apart with 2 forks.
    pulled pork in a slow cooker
  • Turn the slow cooker to Low and cook for approximately 45 minutes, until most of the juice is absorbed and the pork shreds. Remove fat from pork with tongs and set aside on a plate to dispose of. Serve and enjoy!
    Slow cooker pulled pork sandwiches with coleslaw


This recipe works great with both Teriyaki and BBQ Sauce flavors.


Calories: 217kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 71mg | Sodium: 1550mg | Potassium: 562mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 431IU | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 2mg