You are here: Home » Recipes » Perfect Pulled Pork Perfect Pulled Pork Recipe by National Pork Board Yield 16 to 20 servings Bring the flavor of pulled pork to your slow cooker. Add your favorite bottled barbecue sauce and nothing could be simpler. Serve with baked beans, coleslaw, and potato chips. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 -- (5-pound) boneless pork butt (shoulder)1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika2 teaspoons black pepper1 teaspoon cayenne1 teaspoon dried thyme1 teaspoon garlic powder1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup water -- soft sandwich buns Instructions Combine all the seasonings in a small bowl and rub evenly over roast. Place meat in a 6-quart slow cooker. Add water. Cover and cook on LOW for 6-8 hours or HIGH for 4-5 hours or until pork is very tender. Remove pork to a large cutting board or platter and let rest for 10-15 minutes. Pull, slice or chop to serve. Serve in buns with barbecue sauce.