Easy Pulled Pork

Pulled pork is a delicious way to warm up on colder nights. Serve it on a burger bun, on top of nachos, or just serve pork with some coleslaw

  • Prep: 10 Mins
  • Cook: 8 hours
  • Portions: 4-5

Ingredients You'll Need

  • 1 Meridian 4½ to 5lb bone-in pork shoulder
  • 2 medium yellow onions, thinly sliced
  • 4 medium garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 Tbsp packed brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp kosher salt, plus more as needed
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 cups Meridian Chicken & Rib BBQ Sauce

Directions

  1. Place onions & garlic in an even layer in the slow cooker and pour in the chicken broth.
  2. In a small bowl, combine sugar, chili powder, salt, cumin, and cinnamon.
  3. Pat pork dry with paper towels and rub spice mixture all over the pork.
  4. Place meat on top of the onions & garlic.
  5. Cover and cook for 6-8 hours on high (until pork is fork tender).
  6. Pour the onion mixture from the slow cooker through a strainer and return the solids to the slow cooker.
  7. Remove bone from pork and discard.
  8. Using 2 forks, shred meat into bite-sized pieces.
  9. Return the shredded meat to the slow cooker, add BBQ sauce and mix to combine.
  10. Taste and season with salt as needed.

Discussion 3 comments

steph says:

Thanx for the resipe it was grate. Will definitely do it again. The best is your house smells so good too. 🙂

Meridian Meats says:

Hi Steph,

So glad to hear that! How did you serve it?

steph says:

On nachos with cheese

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