Slow Cooker Chipotle Pulled Pork with Apple Slaw

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Slow Cooker Chipotle Pulled Pork with Apple Slaw



  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 (3- or 4-pound) boneless pork shoulder

BBQ Sauce

Apple Slaw

  • 1 (14-ounce) bag coleslaw mix
  • 2 apples, diced
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons TABASCO® brand Chipotle Pepper Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Rolls


Prepare the pork: In a bowl, combine brown sugar, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder and salt. On a cutting board, coat pork with dry rub. Transfer pork to slow cooker; cook 4 hours on high or 8 hours on low until pork easily falls apart. Drain fat and shred with a fork or wooden spoon.

Prepare the BBQ sauce: In a bowl, combine ketchup, Worcestershire, vinegar, honey and TABASCO® Chipotle Sauce; pour over pork and stir to combine. Turn slow cooker to warm until ready to serve.

Prepare the apple slaw: In a large bowl, combine slaw and apple. In another bowl, mix yogurt, vinegar, TABASCO® Chipotle Sauce, honey, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Pour over slaw and stir to coat completely. Place in refrigerator until ready to serve.

To serve, place pork on rolls and top with a heaping scoop of apple slaw.

Makes 15 servings.

Created by Shelly Jaronsky of Cookie & Cups blog and featured in the 2014 TABASCO® Food-Blogger Challenge.

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  • Name: Daniele
    Date: February 1st, 2015
    Do I add any water into the slow cooker with the pork? Won't the pork dry up with no liquid in it.
  • Name: Sheryl
    Date: October 28th, 2014
    1 word AWESOME
  • Name: Penny
    Date: October 28th, 2014
    chipotle pulled pork - yummm