Most of you know me by now, I’m a huge fan of classic pork dishes and pulled pork is one of my all time favorites. Most of you are already aware that I like my pork slow cooked and tender – this recipe is the perfect combination of all three. Now you can make this delicious pulled pork right in your slow cooker and with minimal cleanup!
Tips for a perfect pulled pork
When it comes to pulled pork, you have a few options. You can make it on the stovetop or in a traditional oven. I prefer the pulled pork on a grill. It’s a bit different than baking or cooking it in a slow cooker. For pulled pork that is grilled, here are a few tips for perfect results. First, you need to cut the meat into cubes. To avoid a tough chew, pull the pork apart instead of chopping it into cubes. Once you have the meat ready, season it with salt and pepper. Remove the meat from the fridge 30 minutes before cooking. This will help keep it from dry out. For the best results, use a heavy bottomed skillet or grill pan. Heat the pan over medium-high heat until the oil is hot. Cook the pork in the pan, on each side for 5 to 6 minutes. The fat should render out of the pork and the meat should be lightly browned. This should not burn the meat. Finish cooking the pork on a grill.
Should you have pork shoulder in your freezer
There are a number of benefits to having pork in your freezer. One of the benefits is that you can always make pulled pork, which can be a great meal option. If you have some frozen pork shoulder you’re able to pull it out and make pulled pork without having to do anything special to it. You can also make pork stock from it. Stock is an easy way to make a flavorful broth for a soup or stew. Pork can be made into sausage as well. Another benefit to having frozen pork shoulder is that it’s a great ingredient for casseroles and chili.
How to make the perfect pulled pork in a slow cooker
Pulled pork is typically made with pork shoulder, but can also be made with pork butt or picnic shoulder. You can make pulled pork in a slow cooker, but you have to slow it down a bit. You will need a meat thermometer to make sure you don’t overcook it. When cooking it, remove it from the heat when it reaches 155 degrees. At this point, the meat should release easily from the bone. Once you remove the pork from the cooker, you can pull it apart into large shreds.
The Best Cooked pork is at room temp
This is a very common question when it comes to cooking pork in a slow cooker. But, to me, the best cooked pork is when it is at room temperature, not warmed. There are two types of pork that are best when room temperature: pulled pork and corned beef.
Pulled Pork, what is it?
Pulled pork is a traditional southern food made from pork shoulder that has been slow cooked. The pork shoulder is typically cooked with a combination of spices such as cinnamon, paprika, and nutmeg. It is then served as an appetizer, side dish or main course. It is typically served with a coleslaw and corn bread. It can be served on its own, but it is usually eaten with mashed potatoes, cole slaw or mac and cheese. A slow cooker is a great tool to cook this dish. It is a perfect tool for cooking ahead and leaving in the refrigerator. It can be reheated later and it will maintain its heat.