Crock Pot Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork is a sweet and spicy pulled pork recipe made with Dr. Pepper and chipotle peppers in adobo sauce to give this pulled pork a flavorful combo of heat and sweet. I must say, last week's Hunk of Meat Monday link ups were quite inspiring. I get in this "I must grill out every single day" mode that I have been ignoring my poor crock pot most weeks. And then I saw these amazing recipes from The Rickett Chronicle, Pinke Post, and Goodeness Gracious motivating me to make Crock Pot Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork.
Spicy Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork Ingredients
Crock Pot Pulled Pork recipe combines Dr. Pepper and Chipotle with brown sugar, onions, and garlic for a sweet and spicy pulled pork. Just a few ingredients to get this recipe going.
To make this Dr. Pepper pulled pork you will need the following ingredients:
- Dr. Pepper
- brown sugar
- garlic cloves
- a can of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
- salt and pepper.
How to Make Crock Pot Pulled Pork
I cut the onions into ½ inch pieces and put in the bottom of the crock pot. I put the pork shoulder on top of the onions, fat side down.
And then it happened...
I decided the pork needed four or five pieces of smashed garlic.
Then I spooned a 7 ounce can of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce over the pork, poured 2 ½ cups of Dr. Pepper over top and followed it up with a quarter cup of brown sugar.
Then I cooked the pork on low for eight hours. After eight hours, this is what I had in my crock pot.
Then I shredded up the pork with my salad choppers.
Turned the crock pot down to stay warm till we were ready to eat. The pork was spicy and sweet. We made sandwiches out of the pork and added some cheese and BBQ sauce to the pork.
The pulled pork sandwiches were a little bit of heaven with our Indiana sweet corn and caprese salad
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- 6-7 Pound Pork Shoulder or Boston Butt
- 1 onion cut into ½ inch slices
- 4-5 cloves of garlic smashed
- 7 oz can of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
- 2 ½ cup Dr. Pepper
- ¼ cup brown sugar
- Salt and Pepper
- Salt and pepper top and bottom of the pork shoulder.
- Place onion slices in the bottom of large crock pot. Place pork shoulder, fat side down on top of onions. Put garlic cloves over top of the pork shoulder.
- Pour can of peppers, Dr. Pepper, and and brown sugar on top of the pork and garlic.
- Cook on low for 8 hours.
- Shred with fork or salad choppers and keep warm till ready to serve.
What do you have cooking this week that I can steal for my family's supper this week? Have a great week!
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I was wondering which is the right about of brown sugar or do you use both. I just seen this and was wondering.
Heather at basilmomma
I love it! SO glad you tried it!!
Jamie @ Love Bakes Good Cakes
Thank you so much for hosting. Dr. Pepper is my favorite soft drink .... pinning to try! Have a great week 🙂
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Katie @Pinke Post
I have Coke over Pork Chops in the Crock Pot today. I LOVE using the Chipotle peppers in this recipe. They are favorites with mine. Rachael Ray first taught me about them. 🙂 Back when I listened to Rachael Ray about cooking. Now it's all about my blogging foodie friends! Linked up with grilling steaks from this past weekend! Love ya Leah B!
what kind of cheese is that you used?
pulled porkNorth carolina style
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