Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

A delicious slow cooker take on Pulled Pork.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author Chef Seika Groves


  • 1 tblsp oil
  • 1 pound pork shoulder roast 4
  • 6 tblsp Dry Cajun Spice Rub I use Slap Yer Mama
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tblsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1/4 apple juice or cider
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 extra large onion chopped
  • 2 cloves large garlic crushed
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 large apples Granny Smith work best, cored and quartered


  1. Pour the vegetable oil into the bottom of a slow cooker allow to heat.
  2. Rub pork with cider vinegar let stand while mixing together Cajun Spice rub and brown sugar.
  3. Brush pork with maple syrup then roll in Cajun Spice Dry rub mixture.
  4. Place the pork roast into the slow cooker; pour in the water, add garlic, onion and apples.
  5. Cover and cook on High, checking liquid level after several hours and adding additional apple juice when necessary.
  6. Cook until the roast shreds easily with a fork, 5 to 6 hours.
  7. Remove the roast from the slow cooker, and shred the meat using two forks.
  8. Remove apples and onions break down and add to pork, blend together.

Recipe Notes

Pulled pork may be served on toasted buns or with sides of your choice.
This recipe yields a moist and delicious traditional dry rubbed style pork. If you like yours with sauce, top with a favourite BBQ flavour of your choosing.