This 5 ingredient Slow Cooker Keto Barbecue Pulled Pork recipe is loaded with flavor, while still being incredibly easy to make. Just add your ingredients to the slow cooker and let it works its magic, low and slow. The end result it juicy, fall apart tender meat. It’s dairy free, egg free, nut free, and gluten free, making it the perfect allergen friendly recipe.
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Step by Step Instructions
How to Make Keto Barbecue Pulled Pork
STEP 1: Preheat the slow cooker on the low setting. Season the pork generously with the salt and pepper.
STEP 2: Put the pork in the slow cooker, add the chicken stock, and cook for 6 hours, or until the meat is fall-apart tender.
STEP 3: Drain most of the juices from the slow cooker, retaining about ¼ cup. Use two forks to shred the meat.
STEP 4: Mix the barbecue sauce into the meat and cook for 1 additional hour. Toss with remaining barbecue sauce before serving.
Recipe Tips and Variations
Frequently Asked Questions
Both cuts of meat are from from the shoulder of the pig. They are both relatively tough cuts of meat that are best when cooked low and slow. This helps them turn out nice and tender. Pork shoulder has less marbling and fat, whereas pork butt typically comes with a rather thick fat cap. You can use either cut for this recipe. If using pork butt, I recommend trimming off the fat cap.
Yes, you can freeze it for up to a month. I recommend reheating it in a skillet with a little chicken stock and then tossing it in more barbecue sauce.
Yes, absolutely. This is a great make ahead meal. Use it for meal prep, or just make it before the rest of your feast to cut down on prep time. If making ahead, store in the fridge for 4 days. After that, you can transfer it to the freezer.
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