Southern Yank Pulled Pork BBQ Recipe -
Southern Yank Pulled Pork BBQ Recipe
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Southern Yank Pulled Pork BBQ

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"I'm a Yank. This is a Southern dish. We meet in the middle. Pulled pork shoulder slow-cooked in spices and sauces, great for a low-stress day, potluck, or any get-together. Put it on before work, ready when you get home! Fantastic over a bun, johnnycake, or just by itself."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    7 hrs

    7 hrs 15 mins


  1. Mix together the barbecue sauce, ketchup, onion, celery, water, garlic, honey, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, chili powder, hot pepper sauce, salt, and black pepper in a slow cooker until thoroughly combined. Place the pork roast into the mixture, spoon sauce over the meat, and set the cooker to Low. Cook 7 to 8 hours; to serve, shred the meat with 2 forks, and serve with sauce.
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  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 18, 2011

USE ROOTBEER!!I made this the other day. It was actually my second time. This time I substituted some of the water with a good rootbeer used a little honey bourbon(don't worry, the alcohol cooks out) and some honey, cut back on the sugar a little bit and balanced out the sweetness with some hot sauce and red pepper flakes. It was much much better the second time around. Hope someone trys my version and I hope you like it!!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 11, 2010

I made this yesterday exactly as written. Smelled really good. Had some rolls to make like bbq sandwiches. It didnt come out as thick as I thought it would. Maybe next time I will reserve some of the bbq sauce or not add the water. But overall, it was a really good flavor. We had lots left cuz I made a 5lb roast for 3 of us. So we will be eating it again tonight. Just trying to figure what to eat it with...

Nov 09, 2010

I put this on before church and after watching a couple a couple of football games when we got home, we totaled it. It was so tender it fell apart as I was getting it out of the crockpot, dropping back in and splashing the juices all over the place, including my Sunday pants! The only change I made was to add some Liquid Smoke. This is a definite favorite in this house.

Dec 23, 2010

Excellent!! Used a little less water for a slightly thicker sauce.

Nov 22, 2010

Followed the recipe exactly and it turned out great!

Nov 09, 2010

This recipe was awesome! We really enjoyed it! Thanks so much for sharing it :) We definitely will make this again.

Nov 17, 2010

This was the best pulled pork we have tried. Wouldn't change a thing!

Nov 09, 2010

this was my first slow cooker recipe, and it was awesome, my husband said it is a keeper! Gail, Beverly, MA


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  • Calories
  • 419 kcal
  • 21%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 47.6 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 89 mg
  • 30%
  • Fat
  • 13.9 g
  • 21%
  • Fiber
  • 1.6 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 26.5 g
  • 53%
  • Sodium
  • 1076 mg
  • 43%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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