Healthy Slow Cooked Pulled Pork

This is the best recipe and tasting pulled pork i have ever had!! (yes i am a little bias). I love using the slow cooker to achieve the best results, add some homemade coleslaw and wraps/brown rice/quinoa/sweet potato wedges and you've got a delicious meal. 

Free Range Pork - Pork Scotch Fillet 1kg or Pork Shoulder (bone in)

Dry Rub Ingredients (put in a pestle and mortar and grind or spice grinder) Marinade overnight (or 4hrs+) in the fridge in bowl with all meat covered in rub)

  • 3 x teaspoons of Fennel Seeds
  • 1.5 teaspoons black peppercorns or cracked pepper
  • 3 x teaspoons of pink himalayan salt
  • 1 x teaspoon groung Cumin
  • 1 x teaspoon cinnamon 
  • 3 x teaspoons smoked sweet paprika or hot paprika
  • 2 x ground chilli (optional)

Sear the meat in a pan on all sides in coconut oil and put into slow cooker, add these ingredients to it and stir. Slow cooker setting - High 7hrs (get 2 forks and separate meat at 6hrs and leave to cook on low for final hour)

Add to slow cooker

  • 1/2 diced tinned tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3 x teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup of stock or red wine
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut nectar or maple syrup
  • 2 cloves garlic minced 
  • 2 bay leaves