Sweet and Spicy Ginger Beer Pulled Pork

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  • Published Sep 9th
  • Ready In10h 10m
  • Servings18
  • Calories190
This is a relaxed slow cooker recipe. I've never really measured ingredients out as I've gone, but the end result is absolutely amazing. I never even use BBQ sauce, but you can if you want. Feel free to play with the ingredients, more or less here and there, to suit the tastes of your family. And get ready for a whole lot of mmmmmmm.

Sweet and Spicy Ginger Beer Pulled Pork Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Sweet and Spicy Ginger Beer Pulled Pork for 18 servings:

  • 2 sweet onions, peeled and quartered
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dark brown sugar, or more to taste
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder, or more to taste
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 (6 pound) Boston pork butt roast
  • 13 fluid ounces ginger beer

Sweet and Spicy Ginger Beer Pulled Pork Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook10h
  • Ready In10h 10m

To cook Sweet and Spicy Ginger Beer Pulled Pork, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Sweet and Spicy Ginger Beer Pulled Pork is about 10 hours , and you can serve your Sweet and Spicy Ginger Beer Pulled Pork within 10 hours 10 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Sweet and Spicy Ginger Beer Pulled Pork easily:

  1. 1 Arrange sweet onions in the bottom of a slow cooker.
  2. 2 Mix salt, brown sugar, paprika, black pepper, garlic powder, and red pepper flakes together in a bowl until seasonings are well mixed; rub all over pork roast. Place roast in the slow cooker, fat-side up. Brush any leftover seasonings mixture from the work surface into the slow cooker.
  3. 3 Cook on Low for 1 hour. Pour ginger beer into slow cooker. Continue cooking until roast is tender and pulls apart easily with a fork, 9 to 11 hours.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 190 calories; 11.8 grams of fat; 3.1 grams of carbohydrates; 17 grams of protein; 65 milligrams of cholesterol; 253 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Aug 7th 2019

    Instead of ginger beer, I used a can of ginger ale. (I used Zevia brand as we are trying to limit our sugar). I used 2T dark molasses instead of brown sugar-- just because I love the fla ...

  2. Mar 5th 2017

    Great recipe all the family enjoyed the meal thanh you

  3. Jul 6th 2016

    This did not meet my expectations at all. I even bought the ginger beer (had to buy six pack so was hoping for great results) but was disappointed. The pork was fine after I added Hawaiian ...

  4. Jun 23rd 2016

    This was really good! Used "Not Your Fathers Ginger Ale". Worked great. Wonderful flavor. Served up on corn tortillas, diced tomatos, sour cream, and cilantro. Yum! Thank you!

  5. Jun 21st 2016

    This recipe was easy to get together and was different than any pulled pork I have had before. I had never tried ginger beer before and it had a spicy kick, so, I was excited about the fla ...

  6. Jun 17th 2016

    This was delicious. I used a pork loin roast for a leaner pulled pork. Smelled wonderful while slow cooking. Like the hint of ginger.