I mentioned a few days ago that my husband bought me a smoker for my birthday this year.
And here I am…showing you how to make pulled pork in a crockpot. Ha! It’s just two things – 1. I’m not sure how many of you actually have a smoker and would want a recipe for that (tell me if you do!) and 2. crockpot pulled pork is actually super delicious and so dang easy.So today you get this keto pulled pork in the slow cooker! Lucky you!
Obviously, traditional sandwich buns are out for serving this pork if you’re low carb, so get creative!
How to make keto pulled pork:
In the past, I’ve also made BBQ pulled pork and used a rub full of sugar to coat the pork. Not anymore!
The seasoning for this pulled pork is seriously SO good and it’s so much more versatile because it’s not sweet. You can add your favorite sauce if you want to sweeten things up or you can use the pork in other ways.
Start by placing your boneless pork shoulder in a crockpot.
Stir together some cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, parsley, and paprika and rub it all over the pork to coat.
Pour your favorite low carb beer into the bottom of the slow cooker. This doesn’t have a strong beer flavor at all, but feel free to use chicken broth if you prefer.
Cover the slow cooker and cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours. The meat is done when it easily shreds apart with a fork.
Shred the meat and stir it around in the juices in the bottom of the slow cooker before serving.
We like this pulled pork topped with my mustard BBQ sauce.
Seriously, this keto pulled pork is a total favorite in my house. It’s seasoned really well and the tangy mustard BBQ sauce works perfectly with the richness of the pork.
If you haven’t made pulled pork in the crockpot before, you need to give it a try!
More recipes you might like:
Hasselback Chicken Fajitas: You won’t even miss the tortillas.
BBQ Meatball Recipe: Hello, football food!
Frittata Muffins: I eat these warm or cold for breakfast and snacks!
- 3 pounds boneless pork shoulder
- 1 tablespoon parsley
- 2 teaspoons cumin
- 2 teaspoons garlic powder
- 2 teaspoons onion powder
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 2 teaspoons paprika
- ½ cup beer
- Add the pork shoulder to a large slow cooker.
- In a small bowl, stir together the parsley, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and paprika. Rub mixture into the pork being sure to coat all sides.
- Pour the beer into the bottom of the slow cooker.
- Cover slow cooker and cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours. Pork is ready when it easily shreds with a fork.
- Shred the pork and stir the meat into the juices in the bottom of the slow cooker.
- Serve immediately or keep warm in the slow cooker until ready to eat.
Serve this topped with my low carb mustard BBQ sauce!
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Nutrition InformationYield 8 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 511Total Fat 37gSaturated Fat 13gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 20gCholesterol 153mgSodium 647mgCarbohydrates 2gFiber 0gSugar 0gProtein 40g