Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Pork shoulder becomes velvety tender when cooked in the slow cooker.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 10 hoursDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1½ lbs. shoulder pork roast
  • ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp. paprika
  • ½ cup chili sauce
  • ¾ cup mayonnaise
  • ⅓ cup buttermilk
  • ½ tsp. dried dill weed
  • 1 bag (8.5 oz.) coleslaw mix
  • 6 large sandwich rolls, split


  • In bowl combine vinegar, brown sugar, and Worcestershire sauce and mix well.
  • In the bottom of a 4–5 quart slow cooker, sprinkle the onion. Top with pork roast. Rub roast with cayenne pepper and paprika. Pour vinegar mixture over pork. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours until very tender. Remove meat from slow cooker and shred. Return to slow cooker, add chili sauce, and cook for another hour.
  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, buttermilk, and dill. Toss with coleslaw mix until thoroughly coated. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Layer buns with the pulled pork and coleslaw. Serve immediately.