Crock-Pot Pulled Pork

This easy pulled pork recipe made in a crock pot is perfect for summer barbecues, game day, potlucks and graduation parties. Pork Butt is slow cooked to perfection with a homemade spice blend. Add in your favorite BBQ sauce for delicious sandwiches, pulled pork nachos and more!


crock pot pulled pork

Prep this delicious Pulled Pork recipe ahead of time, freeze it, and then when you’re ready for BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches or Pulled Pork Nachos just thaw in the fridge and dump into the crock-pot.

This Crock Pot Pulled Pork recipe is a favorite at BBQs, game day, birthday parties, and family dinners. It’s a cheap way to feed a crowd on a budget as pork butt often goes on sale. If you know of any upcoming parties or gatherings, keep an eye on the sale flyer and season the pork butt with the homemade spice blend ahead of time and place in the freezer. Put it in the fridge 24 hours before you plan to cook it to allow it time to thaw.

Crock Pot Pulled Pork

Pulled Pork

This pork is slow cooked to perfection with a homemade spice blend. Add in your favorite BBQ sauce for delicious sandwiches, nachos and more!

Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Keyword: BBQ, Crockpot, Pork
  • 4-5 lbs pork butt/shoulder
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 1-2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 4 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 large onion - sliced thin
  • BBQ Sauce
  1. Combine all ingredients except onion in bowl, rub onto pork. Place onions and pork in a gallon sized freezer bag, seal bag and place in freezer. When ready to use thaw overnight. Cover and cook on low 8-10 hours. Shred pork with 2 forks, add BBQ sauce if preferred.


Corck-Pot Pulled Pork freezer meal

crockpot pulled pork recipeServe with your favorite BBQ sauce.

Crock-Pot Pulled Pork

crock pot pulled pork



Source: Pulled Pork



  1. Jessica says:

    This is RIDICULOUSLY good!!!!!!!!!!! I thought it was going to be way too spicy with all of that rub, but after we pulled the pork apart and added the BBQ sauce, it just had a slight kick. My husband loved it without any sauce at all. I did take out all of the juiced first because it would have been too soupy and just added in a few ladles back in after the BBQ sauce. Soooooooo yummy! Thank you!

  2. MIchele says:

    Yummy recipe. My family loves pulled pork. The croc pot makes preparing dinner so easy. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Julie Wood says:

    This is a very great recipe to make Pulled Pork! I like it a lot! It is easy to make and I am going to have to make this recipe! Thanks for sharing.

  4. Annie H. says:

    Great recipe! My entire family lives it even the kids!