Spicy Pulled Pork Recipe

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Ege Evliyaoğlu Modified: March 24, 2022
Spicy Pulled Pork Recipe

How To Make Spicy Pulled Pork

This pulled pork recipe is foolproof, delicious, and has a little kick of spice from the smoky adobo sauce and rich, plump tomatoes!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 6 hours 20 minutes
Total: 6 hours 30 minutes



  • 1medium onion
  • 1tsporegano,dried
  • 2bay leaves,dried
  • 1chipotle
  • 1tbspadobo sauce
  • 1cantomatoes,crushed
  • 1canwhole tomatoes in puree
  • 2tspcoarse salt
  • ½tspground pepper
  • lbspork shoulder,boneless
  • flour tortillas
  • cheddar cheese,grated
  • sour cream


  1. In a 5-quart slow cooker, combine onion, oregano, bay leaves, chipotle, adobo sauce, tomatoes, salt, and pepper. Add the pork; toss to coat with sauce.

  2. Cover, then cook on High setting for about 6 hours until the meat is pull-apart tender. Do not uncover while cooking.

  3. Transfer meat to a large bowl; shred with forks, discarding any gristle. Return meat to pot, then toss with sauce.

  4. To serve, discard bay leaves; if desired, garnish with tortillas and cheddar or sour cream. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 382.79kcal
  • Fat: 28.19g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.76g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.51g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.05g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.40g
  • Fiber: 1.22g
  • Sugar: 1.87g
  • Protein: 27.37g
  • Cholesterol: 110.70mg
  • Sodium: 506.14mg
  • Calcium: 44.07mg
  • Potassium: 586.19mg
  • Iron: 2.06mg
  • Vitamin A: 65.71µg
  • Vitamin C: 13.22mg
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