Caramel Pulled Pork

Submitted by Melissa Parkes

Caramel Pulled Pork

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Serving: 6
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes


  • 1.8kg Boneless Pork Shoulder
  • 2 Tbsp Plain Flour
  • 2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 2 Eschalots, thinly sliced
  • 3cm piece of ginger cut into thin matchsticks
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp sweet chilli sauce
  • 3/4 cup salt reduced chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1/4 cup kecap manis (sweet soy sauce)


  • Remove netting from port, cut rind and excess fat from pork and discard. (i kept the rind and made crackling)
  • Cut pork into 8 large pieces. Place into large snap lock bag with flour, season with salt and pepper, seal bag and shake to coat.
  • Heat half the oil in a large frying pan. Cook pork in batches for 5 minutes or until browned all over. Transfer to bowl of slow cooker.
  • Heat remaining oil in pan. Add eschalots, ginger and garlic. Cook, stirring for 5 minutes or until softened and transfer to slow cooker.
  • Add sweet chilli sauce, stock, lime juice, fish sauce and kecap manis. Stir to combine, Cover with lid and cook on low for 6 hours or until pork is very tender.
  • Roughly shred pork into large pieces.
  • Enjoy 🙂

1 thought on “Caramel Pulled Pork”

  1. This was delicious! I halved everything (because there are only 2 of us!) and it worked a treat. We’ve tried a few pulled pork recipes and this was our favourite so far. It isn’t really a BBQ flavour, but is delicious.

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