Slow Cooker Hawaiian BBQ Pulled Pork Recipe

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Sometimes, when you don’t feel like going to the grocery store with your three kids, you just start throwing things together that you have on hand and pray that it all works out in the end to be an edible dinner. That’s how this recipe started out . . . and I am so happy to report that it not only worked, but it is probably one of the best pork recipes I have made to date!
Be warned- this pork is pretty sweet (which is exactly the way I like it!), so feel free to add less brown sugar if that suits your taste.
I served my sweet pork on King’s Hawaiian Sweet Rolls that I found at the grocery store, but any roll will work!

5.0 from 2 reviews
Slow Cooker Hawaiian BBQ Pulled Pork Recipe
Recipe type: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
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Serves: 8
With only a few basic ingredients, this sweet bbq pork recipe will quickly become on of your favorites!
  • 1 (3 lb) pork shoulder or butt roast
  • ½ cup brown sugar, plus 2 tablespoons for rub
  • 1 (20 oz) can pineapple rings, juice reserved
  • 2 teaspoons liquid smoke
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce
  • rolls for serving
  1. Spray slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray. Take 2 tablespoons of brown sugar and rub on all sides of the roast; set roast in slow cooker.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together brown sugar, juice from can of pineapple rings, liquid smoke, and BBQ sauce. Pour of roast in slow cooker. Cook on low for 8-10 hours or high for 5-6 hours.
  3. Using two forks, shred roast (it should literally fall apart). Scoop shredded pork onto individual rolls, top with a pineapple ring, and serve.

Looking for more easy slow cooker dishes?
Slow Cooker Au Jus Sandwiches
Slow Cooker Sweet Pork Quesadillas
Slow Cooker Kung Pao Chicken
Slow Cooker Honey Balsamic Pork Roast
Slow Cooker Ham and Pineapple Sandwiches

Camille Sig


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    • Cyd says

      The ingredients listed in the recipe are to go with a 3 pound pork roast. You may want to cut some of those pork roasts in half if they are that big. You want the juices and flavors to soak into the meat.

  1. says

    I just put this is the crock pot. Woke up this morning to a note from the wife wanting something good for dinner. Put this recipe in my head, went shopping and decided to check the web for something that might be similar to what I just concocted. VOLA! Your recipe was a dead on match!

    Giant wait for 6 hours to by . Great minds DO think alike!

  2. Alexa says

    Hey! I’m planning on making this for dinner tomorrow night. Trying to use up all those leftover rolls from Thanksgiving :)
    I don’t have any pineapple rings on hand, but I do have pineapple juice. How much do you think I should put in?

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