Pulled Pork Recipes

A BBQ classic for a reason! Whether you make it in the oven or Crock-Pot, the falling-apart tender meat is easy, delicious, and affordable. Try using a dry rub, homemade barbecue sauce, or both.

Staff Picks

Southern Pulled-Pork Sandwiches

Rating: 3.43 stars
Pork shoulder, a well-marbled cut available at most supermarkets, turns fork-tender after long, slow cooking. Ours is especially succulent with a spice rub and vinegar.

Italian Pulled Pork

No barbecue sauce here! The pork is rubbed with a flavorful Italian-inspired paste made with toasted fennel, fresh herbs, garlic, dried chile, and lemon zest.

Pulled-Pork Sandwiches with Coleslaw

Rating: 3.37 stars
Use the tender meat from our Easy Pork Shoulder for these tasty sandwiches.

Pulled-Pork Tacos

Rating: 4.04 stars
Use the tender meat from our Easy Pork Shoulder for these tasty tacos.

Pulled-Pork Sandwiches on Brioche Bun

Rating: 3.36 stars
Dry, moderate heat cooks a pork roast to tender perfect; barbecue sauce adds moisture and sweetness to the meat in this pulled-pork sandwiches on brioche bun. 

Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork

Rating: 3.28 stars
This recipe for pulled pork is courtesy of Emeril Lagasse and is used to make his Crazy Nachos.

Quick Pulled Pork Tacos

Rating: 3.45 stars
Quick-pickled red onions cut through the richness of pork. To make, toss some thinly sliced red onion with red-wine vinegar and let sit until softened, about 15 minutes.

Spicy Pulled Pork

Rating: 3.31 stars
Slow-cooked pork preps in minutes and is ready to made into a taco dinner at the end of a busy day.

Pulled Pork

Rating: 3.7 stars
Braising the pork in Guinness beer makes it extra tender; serve with coleslaw and North Carolina BBQ Sauce on a potato-bread bun.

Smoked Pulled-Pork Sandwiches

Rating: 3.71 stars
Maintaining low smoker and oven temperatures is the key to achieving the most tender and moist smoked pork.