Sweet and Tangy Slow Cooker Pineapple Pulled Pork Recipe

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Sweet and Tangy Slow Cooker Pineapple Pulled Pork Recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
300 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on April 14, 2024

This slow cooker pineapple pulled pork recipe is a delicious and easy dish to make for a crowd. The combination of sweet pineapple and tangy BBQ sauce gives the pork a unique flavor profile that will have your guests coming back for more. It's perfect for a summer BBQ or any casual gathering with family and friends.


  • 3-4 lb pork shoulder roast
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce
  • 1 can sliced pineapple rings
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • Hamburger buns, for serving


  1. Place the pork shoulder roast in the slow cooker.
  2. In a bowl, mix together pineapple juice, BBQ sauce, salt, black pepper, paprika, and chili powder. Pour over the pork.
  3. Top with sliced pineapple rings, onion slices, and minced garlic.
  4. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours, or until the pork is tender and easily pulls apart with a fork.
  5. Remove the pork from the slow cooker and shred it with two forks. Mix in the sauce from the slow cooker.
  6. Serve the pulled pork on hamburger buns with additional BBQ sauce, if desired.
  7. Enjoy your delicious slow cooker pineapple pulled pork!

Interesting Facts

  • Pineapple juice is a natural meat tenderizer, making the pork extra juicy and tender.
  • This recipe can be easily customized by adding your favorite spices or adjusting the level of sweetness with more or less pineapple juice.
  • Leftover pulled pork can be refrigerated and reheated for easy meals throughout the week.