Recipe: Pork – Dutch Oven BBQ Pulled Pork


1 4-5 lb pork shoulder

1 1/2 c apple cider vinegar

2 tbsp each; paprika, garlic powder, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes

1 tbsp each, cayenne and chilli powder, dry mustard

2 tbsp olive oil

1 cup BBQ Sauce or 1 cup of the drippings from the pork

1 tsp liquid smoke


  1. Preheat your oven to 275 degrees.
  2. In your dutch oven, combine olive oil and vinegar.
  3. Mix your dry ingredients together. Rub all over your pork, and put the remaining seasoning in with the liquid.
  4. Place pork in dutch oven, and cover with foil, then put the lid on.
  5. Cook 4-6 hours or until the pork starts to pull apart.
  6. Remove pork from dutch oven, and place on a big platter with enough room to pull it apart.
  7. Drain the juices into a pan, and set aside.
  8. Pull pork with two forks, and return to dutch oven.
  9. Add one cup of the juices back to the pork, and stir.
  10. Enjoy on a bun, or just on a plate as it is!


  1. Thank you! thank you! thank you! Finally a wonderful and simple vinegar based pulled pork! and I don’t have to use a crock pot. I know everyone loves them, but I’m just not a fan. this was wonderful! my husband couldn’t get enough!

    • Lynn,

      You are more than welcome. I searched all over the internet for a recipe for this too, and I finally got fed up with the lack of recipes, and just created this one. I sure hope that you enjoy it! Thanks for the comment. I love hearing from people who enjoy my recipes. Have a great day!

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