Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork

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Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Course: Main Course
Diet: Gluten Free, Dairy Free
Main Protein: Pork
Cooking Method: Slow Cooker
Servings: 8
Calories: 466kcal


  • 5-7 lb. pork shoulder or butt
  • 1 onion large, coarsely chopped
  • 11 oz. chipotle peppers in adobe sauce
  • 2 can Dr. Pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1 large (gallon) freezer bag or reusable silicone bag


Assembly instructions:

  • Place the pork in a large resealable bag.
  • Toss in the chopped onion, can of chipotle peppers in adobe sauce, brown sugar, salt, and pepper.
  • Pour in 2 cans of Dr. Pepper soda pop, holding the bag up to prevent spills.
  • Remove the excess air, seal the bag, and freeze.

Cooking instructions:

  • Thaw.
  • Place in the crockpot. Cook on high for 4-5 hours or low for 7-8 hours.
  • Shred and serve on buns.


Calories: 466kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 56g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 190mg | Sodium: 771mg | Potassium: 996mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1968IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 4mg