Braised Pork Shoulder

Braised Pork Shoulder

Slow-cooked pork served with BBQ sauce and coleslaw

PreparationCookingReady inYield
30 minutesSix hoursSix hours and 30 minutesFour servings


Brioche buns0.5 doz
Chicken broth1 cu
BBQ sauce4 tbsp
Vegetable oil2 tbsp
Pork shoulder, boneless1.5 lb
Onion8 oz
Garlic5 clvs
Cayenne pepper1 tsp
Onion powder1 tsp
Kosher salt1 tbsp
Black pepper1 tsp
Cumin0.5 tsp
Oregano1 tbsp
Cinnamon0.25 tsp
Chili powder0.5 tbsp


  1. Heat oil in pan.
  2. Chop onions and garlic.
  3. Trim pork, combine spices, and coat evenly.
  4. Brown pork on high until a nice crust forms on all sides.
  5. Place onions, garlic, pork, and chicken broth in slow cooker.
  6. Cook for six to eight hours.
  7. Shred pork and serve on toasted brioche buns with coleslaw and BBQ sauce.
  8. Enjoy!

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Nicholas Vincent-Hill

Nicholas Vincent-Hill

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