Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Lettuce Wraps

Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Lettuce Wraps

Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

The secret to really fantastic pulled pork lettuce wraps has to begin with some truly fantastic, yet easy slow cooker pulled pork. And that is exactly what you get using this Keto friendly, low carb recipe. The pork is super tender, moist and juicy and a pure delight when wrap in crisp lettuce leaves with some of this crunchy, fresh broccoli slaw This pulled pork slow cooker recipe is easy to adjust to your tastes, add as little or as much heat as you like. Throw in some of your favorite herbs. The most important trick to this recipe is to allow it enough time to become easy to shred and absorb some of the juices. You can put all ingredients in the slow cooker and then forget about it.  I use this digital cooker for this recipe.  It really is a set and forget piece of cookware and just makes everything so easy.

Low Carb Pulled Pork Lettuce Wraps

One of my favorite things about this particular recipe is the low amount of carbohydrates. The total amount of carbs is 3.9 grams, with 1.6 grams of fiber that leave 2.3 net grams total. I know all of you Keto and low carb lovers will appreciate these stats, I know I do LOL. Got to keep the carbs low to keep the weight off.

Low Carb Pulled Pork Lettuce Wraps

An easy keto friendly low carb slow cooker pulled pork recipe

Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword pulled pork recipe, slow cooker pulled pork, pulled pork lettuce wraps, low carb pulled pork lettuce wraps, keto pulled pork lettuce wraps,
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Servings 4
Calories 220 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs pork shoulder aka pork picnic
  • 5 sprigs fresh rosemary finely chopped. Can use 2 tsp dried rosemary
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp cocoa powder
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cup sugar free chicken broth
  • 8 butter lettuce leaves can substitute iceberge lettuce

Instructions

  1. Clean pork shoulder and trim off excess fat

  2. combine all spices and cocoa in a bowl. season with salt and pepper and adjust to taste

  3. Rub the spice mix into the pork shoulder.

  4. Tranfer to a 6 quart slow cooker and add the chicken broth.

  5. Slow cook on high for 4 hours or low for 6 hours.

  6. With the pork in the slow cooker, use 2 forks to pull the pork apart.

  7. Put the slow cooker on warm and leave the pork in the juices for an additional 20 to 30 minutes. This allows the pork to absorb the flavors and juices.

  8. Fill each lettuce leaf with some fresh broccoli slaw, top with some pulled pork and enjoy.

Nutrition Facts
Low Carb Pulled Pork Lettuce Wraps
Amount Per Serving
Calories 220 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 93mg31%
Sodium 109mg5%
Potassium 587mg17%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 1590IU32%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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