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Sweet, tangy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Radish Slaw on gluten-free rolls and green plate on antique wooden bread board BoulderLocavore.com

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Radish Slaw (gluten-free)

Slow cooker pulled pork is a simple recipe full of tangy, sweet flavor.  It is a perfect recipe for feeding a crowd or to create a meal with leftovers to freeze (the pulled pork freezes easily).  The light, refreshing radish slaw adds some crunch to the sandwich and a little bite from the spicy radishes.

Course Main Course, Slow Cooker
Cuisine American
Keyword radish slaw, slow cooker pulled pork sandwiches
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 235 kcal
Author Toni Dash


Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

  • 1/2 cup Ketchup
  • 1/3 cup Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/3 cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dry Mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Liquid Smoke
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper freshly ground
  • 1 medium Sweet Onion peeled and chopped
  • 3 pounds Pork Shoulder fat trimmed

Radish Slaw

  • 1 tablespoon Rice Vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Granulated Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Lime Juice
  • 1 cup Thinly grated Cabbage
  • 1/2 cup grated Carrot
  • 3/4 cup grated Radishes
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced Red Onion
  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh Cilantro
  • Kosher Salt and freshly ground Black Pepper to taste


Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

  1. Combine all ingredients EXCEPT onion and meat in the slow cooker and whisk together. Mix in onion. Add pork, turning once to fully coat. Cook on LOW for 8 hours until pork is done and falling apart. Separate pork with two forks, mix in with sauce.

Radish Slaw

  1. In a small bowl whisk to combine the vinegar, sugar, oil and lime juice.

  2. In a large bowl toss together the cabbage, carrots, radishes and onion. Pour on the dressing; add the cilantro and toss to coat. Salt and Pepper to taste.

Assembling the sandwiches

  1. Add some of the shredded pork to bottom of a divided roll, top with radish slaw and place the top of the bun on the sandwich.  Will serve 8-12 depending on amount used in sandwiches.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Radish Slaw (gluten-free)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 235 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 69mg23%
Sodium 489mg20%
Potassium 582mg17%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin A 1520IU30%
Vitamin C 8.7mg11%
Calcium 44mg4%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.