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Servings: 8

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches Recipe

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
6 mins
Total Time:
21 mins
Moist, delicious and flavorful slow cooker pulled pork sandwiches. So simple to make in your slow cooker. 
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  • 3 lbs pork shoulder — , fat trimmed
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 orange juice
  • 1 cup chicken or vegetable stock
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp tomato concentrate — , mixed with 4 tbs water
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 bay leaf

For the sandwiches:

  • sandwich buns
  • arugula
  • shredded cabbage
  • salt — , olive oil and apple cider vinegar to season the cabbage
  • barbecue sauce


  1. In a small bowl combine salt, pepper, paprika, cumin and oregano. Rub pork with the mixture of spices. Rub with brown sugar.
  2. Place meat in the slow cooker. Add garlic, bay leaf, pour juice, chicken stock and tomato concentrate.
  3. Cook on high for 4-6 hours. Remove meat and transfer to a cutting board. Using 2 forks shred the meat. Transfer back to the slow cooker to keep the meat juicy.
  4. Once ready to make the sandwiches, combine meat with some barbecue sauce.
  5. Season cabbage with salt, olive oil and apple cider vinegar to taste.
  6. Assemble sandwiches, placing the cabbage and arugula on the bottom and meat on top. Enjoy!
Course: sandwich

Nutrition Information

Calories: 277, Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 69mg, Sodium: 419mg, Potassium: 450mg, Carbohydrates: 5g, Sugar: 4g, Protein: 20g, Vitamin A: 520%, Vitamin C: 4.4%, Calcium: 25%, Iron: 1.8%