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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Mandarin Orange Slaw

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 hours
Total Time 10 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 286kcal


  • For the sandwich:
  • 2-3 pound pork shoulder roast
  • 12 oz can summer beer I used Sam Adams Porch Rocker
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 cup pineapple BBQ sauce I found it at Target
  • A package of your favorite sandwich buns I used King's Hawaiian Burger Buns
  • For the Slaw:
  • 1/2 large head cabbage washed and shredded (about 6 cups)
  • 1/2 cup mandarin oranges roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup greek yogurt plain
  • 1/4 cup mayo
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • Place roast in crock and pour beer in crock enough to go around the sides but not cover the top
  • Whisk together the brown sugar, garlic powder, salt and chili powder and rub over the top of the roast
  • Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours
  • Remove from crock and shred with forks
  • Ladle in a bit of cooking juice if needed after shredding and discard the rest of the juice
  • Return the pork to the crock and add BBQ sauce and let it heat through while you make the slaw
  • Add the cabbage and oranges to a large bowl
  • In a separate bowl whisk together remaining slaw ingredients to make the sauce
  • Pour over the cabbage mixture and toss to coat well
  • Serve meat and slaw with your favorite sandwich buns


I used a 5 quart oval crock for this recipe


Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 740mg | Potassium: 459mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 255IU | Vitamin C: 25.5mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 1.4mg