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North Carolina Pulled Pork

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"I got this from an North Carolina native and it is the best. It is pretty much foolproof. This is made in the slow cooker."
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Ingredients

9 h 15 m servings 209 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat slow cooker on Low for 15 minutes.
  2. Season pork shoulder with salt and pepper; place pork in preheated slow cooker. Mix ketchup, brown sugar, and vinegar in a bowl; pour over pork.
  3. Cook on Low for 8 hours. Transfer pork to a large platter and slice into 3 to 4 pieces. Shred meat with 2 forks and return to slow cooker. Continue to cook for 1 hour.

Footnotes

  • Partner tip: Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 209 calories; 6.4 g fat; 17.8 g carbohydrates; 19.7 g protein; 57 mg cholesterol; 265 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I added about 1.5 tsp of liquid smoke to the recipe and used apple cider vinegar instead of wine vinegar. It was really tasty and easy.

Most helpful critical review

Very easy and the meat was nice and tender but it just didn't have much flavor. I won't make it again unless I make some modifications.

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I added about 1.5 tsp of liquid smoke to the recipe and used apple cider vinegar instead of wine vinegar. It was really tasty and easy.

I took the advice of the previous reviewer and added liquid smoke and replaced the red wine vinegar with Apple cider vinegar. However I only added about a teaspoon of the liquid smoke (I'm not ...

Easy delicious. Loved the vinegar tang and that there wasn't a lot of tomato taste - different than most pulled pork

I made it as written. The pork came out very tender, but lacked flavor. It could be partially because I used more than 2 pounds of meat. I am considering making more vinegar based "sauce" to add...

I made this recipe on a whim because I had all the ingredients for it. My husband likes the fact it's tangy and sweet, but not too sweet. I don't tend to like slow-cooker pulled pork because it'...

very easy and tasty to boot

Very easy to make great Carolina vinegar taste, I substituted the wine vinegar with apple cider vinegar, turned out very good.

Very easy and the meat was nice and tender but it just didn't have much flavor. I won't make it again unless I make some modifications.

This was so easy and delicious! My husband was skeptical and suggested that I add BBQ sauce. I convinced him to try it first before he added any sauce and he loved it! We will definitely make t...