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Low Carb Slow Roasted BBQ Pulled Pork

The Blessed Barrenness
Tasty & tender, this low carb meal is ideal for lazy days when you just want to throw something in the slow cooker and enjoy it a few hours later.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 6 hrs
Servings 6


  • Large Pork Belly Roast
  • 1 Large Onion
  • 3 Bay Leaves
  • 1/3 Cup BBQ Sauce - look for sugar free to keep it low carb

Rubbing Spices

  • 1 tbsp onion flakes
  • 1 tbsp garlic salt
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper


  • Pre-heat your slow cooker and set the temp to high
  • Blend all your rubbing spices together
  • Score the skin of your pork belly
  • Chop the onion and lay in the bottom of your pre-heated slow cooker and add the bay leaves
  • Rub all the rubbing blended rubbing spices into your pork belly
  • Place your pork belly on top of the onions and close the lid
  • Leave on high to cook for about 6 hours
  • After 6 hours, remove the pork belly from the slow cooker & cover with the BBQ sauce
  • Put in the oven, close to the element at 200 C for 30 to 40 minutes or until the fat is crackling
  • Remove from the oven
  • Carefully remove the crackling
  • Place the remaining pork belly in a large dish and using 2 forks shred and pull.


Serve either on it's own with some roasted veg or on a low carb roll with homemade chunky coleslaw.
Adapted from Keto Diet App