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Slow Cooker Kalua Pork Recipe

Slow Cooker Kalua Pork

Slow Cooker Kalua Pork is every pork fan's dream! It is made of tender pork shoulder cooked in pineapple juice and pink Himalayan salt.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Slow Cooker Kalua Pork
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 7 hours 40 minutes
Total Time 7 hours 50 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 351kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 1 5- pound pork shoulder roast
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons liquid smoke
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons pink Himalayan salt
  • 1 20-oz can pineapple chunks or crushed pineapple


  • Lightly grease an 8-quart slow cooker with nonstick spray.
  • Place the roast in the slow cooker, poke it with a fork all over.
  • Pour liquid smoke and pineapple juice with chunks evenly over the roast, then sprinkle evenly with the salt.
  • Cover and cook on low for 8-12 hours depending on the size of the roast.
  • Uncover, transfer roast with some of the cooking juices to a large plate and pull part the pork with 2 forks.
  • Serve over rice, or on buns with coleslaw!


Calories: 351kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 139mg | Sodium: 1472mg | Potassium: 799mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 8.7mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 2.7mg