Slow Cooker Apple Cider Pulled Pork
Recipe type: entree
Prep time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 10
  • 3 pounds pork shoulder (butt), cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • ΒΌ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 12fl oz apple cider
  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 bay leaves
  1. Place the pork cubes in a bowl, add the brown sugar, smoked paprika, chili powder, cumin, kosher salt and apple cider vinegar. Toss well to evenly coat the meat. Wrap tightly and refrigerate
  2. overnight.
  3. The next day, transfer the pork to a slow cooker. Add the apple cider, onion, garlic, and bay leaves. Cook covered on low for 8 hours or on high for 4 hours. Shred the cooked meat with forks.
  4. Serve in slider buns, in soft tortillas, on a hoagie roll or with a green salad. Enjoy!
Recipe by The Couple's Kitchen at