Spicy Pulled Pork

Spicy Pulled Pork

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"A spicy blend of hot sauce, chili powder, paprika, adobo seasoning, and cayenne pepper gives this slow cooker pulled pork a delicious kick. Barbeque sauce and brown sugar add sweetness."
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5 h 40 m servings 249 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 249 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 8.5 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.4g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 22.2 g
  • 44%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 67 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 434 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Mix flour, chili powder, paprika, cumin, adobo seasoning, and cayenne pepper in a large bowl. Add pork and toss until coated.
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; fry pork in batches until browned on all sides, about 10 minutes. Transfer browned pork to a slow cooker.
  3. Cook and stir onion and garlic in the same skillet until vegetables are fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir tomatoes, barbeque sauce, brown sugar, and hot sauce into onion mixture and simmer for 5 minutes. Pour sauce over pork.
  4. Cook on low for 5 to 6 hours. Transfer pork to a plate and shred with 2 forks. Return pork to slow cooker and stir. Continue to cook, uncovered, until thickened, 10 to 15 minutes.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.



This is probably the best pulled pork I've had and I have made a few! I had a 7 lb. pork shoulder to use,cooked it using 1 box of unsalted chicken stock in slow cooker. I used the spice rub minu...

This was tasty. I didn't find this very spicy at all and I am a spice wimp most of the time. Next time I'll up the hot sauce and/ or cayenne. It wasn't very sweet which was a nice change from th...