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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Mandarin Orange Slaw

These Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Mandarin Orange Slaw cook slowly all day and then are topped with coleslaw and juicy mandarin oranges with lots of creamy sweetness.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
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
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ 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:
  • ½ large head cabbage washed and shredded (about 6 cups)
  • ½ cup mandarin oranges roughly chopped
  • ½ cup greek yogurt plain
  • ¼ cup mayo
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup pineapple juice
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 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