EASY PULLED PORK BARBECUE

Teresa G.

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@BlueGinghamApron

We love barbecue and this is a super-easy way to make it. Just be sure to use your favorite sauce.


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Serves:

A crowd

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

6 Hr

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

1 large
pork butt or shoulder roast (4-6 lbs.)
2 tsp
salt or hickory smoked salt, your choice
1 bottle
barbecue sauce, your favorite

EQUIPMENT:

6 quart or larger slow cooker with removable stoneware bowl or roasting pan and aluminum foil
heat-proof bowl for draining juice
platter or bowl for pulling pork
2 forks
meat lifters, optional but helpful

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place oven rack in center position and set oven control to "broil."
2
Place pork in a large stainless steel or cast iron skillet or in roasting pan.
3
Sprinkle all sides of roast with salt. Place uncovered in oven and broil for 10 minutes.
4
Remove from oven, turn the roast over and broil for additional 10 minutes.
5
Remove from oven.
6
For slow cooker method:
Place roast in slow cooker; cover with it's lid; set on low heat and cook for 6 to 8 hrs (until meat pulls apart easily.)
7
For oven method:
Cover roasting pan or skillet tightly with aluminum foil, set oven to 250 degrees F, cook for 6 hrs or until meat pulls apart easily.)
8
When meat pulls apart easily, carefully remove to platter; drain juices from bowl or pan.
9
Using two forks, pull meat apart and discard all fat and bone.
10
Return meat to slow cooker or roasting pan, add barbecue sauce and mix well.
11
Cover with lid or foil (depending on which method is used); set slow cooker on high and reheat for 15-20 minutes, or if using oven, reheat in oven at 350 degrees F for 15-20 minutes.
12
Serve as desired. Refrigerate or freeze leftovers.

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