Memphis Pulled Pork


Best ever Memphis-style pulled pork.

Two pulled pork sandwiches are plated with chips and served with beer
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
6 hrs
Total Time:
6 hrs 10 mins


  • 1 onion, thinly sliced

  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled

  • 2 (14 ounce) cans beef broth

  • 1 (18 ounce) bottle barbecue sauce

  • cup brown sugar

  • cup cider vinegar

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 (4 pound) Boston butt pork shoulder roast

  • 3 tablespoons water

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch


  1. Spread onion slices and garlic cloves in the bottom of a slow cooker. Stir in beef broth, barbecue sauce, brown sugar, cider vinegar, and pepper. Add pork roast.

  2. Cover and cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours. Remove pork from the slow cooker. Strain juices and return to the slow cooker. Mix together water and cornstarch in a small bowl; stir into juices until sauce is thickened.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

87 Calories
3g Fat
11g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 87
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 212mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 24mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 121mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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