Easy North Carolina Barbeque

Easy North Carolina Barbeque

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"I just love vinegar-based barbeque. I looked high and low for an easy recipe for North Carolina barbeque; this is it! Be warned; your friends will want the recipe. Eat it with a fork or on rolls with coleslaw."


9 h 10 m servings 449 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 449 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 37.5 g
  • 58%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.2g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 23.4 g
  • 47%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 134 mg
  • 45%
  • Sodium:
  • 1630 mg
  • 65%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Trim the fat from the roast; place in slow cooker and cook on Low overnight, at least 8 hours.
  2. To make the sauce, whisk together the vinegar, melted butter, salt, lemon juice, crushed red pepper, hot sauce, black pepper, and sugar in a bowl.
  3. Carefully remove the roast to a cutting board. Pull the meat from the bone with a fork. Return the pork to the slow cooker. Pour the sauce over the pulled pork. Simmer for 1 hour more.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 26 Ratings


We loved it and it really took me back "home"! I didn't add the butter, didn't think it needed the extra fat, and eliminated the lemon juice. All the other ingredients were combined and poured o...

This was not the best NC BBQ I have ever had, but it was pretty darn good, and it was super easy to make. We will definitely be making this again. I prepared this recipe exactly as written, and...

use less vinagar and a little more sugar we like this and have made it several times.

my roast was 4.4 llbs. I used 1/4 cup vinegar, 3 TBS sugar, and little more each of lemon juice, hot sauce and pepper flakes (we like our stuff hot) and cooked on low for 9 hours before adding t...

So delicious and easy for this working mom! I didn't have rice vinegar so I used cider vinegar. I put lean pork chops in this recipe because the chops always turned out day and this recipe was w...

Let me preface this by saying that I really like vinegar. I really REALLY like vinegar. I eat vinegar in some form every day. This recipe? Too much vinegar.

While my husband seemed to like this, I agree with the other reviewers that said this had too much vinegar. I took the advice to use 1/2 rice vinegar but it was still too tart for my taste. I...

I used half the butter the recipe called for and for the vinegar, I used one cup of rice wine vinegar and one cup of white vinegar. The rice wine vinegar makes it less tart. Delish!

Fast, Easy and Fantastic! This is a must keep recipe! Add Coleslaw on top, I recommend the recipe on the back of the package of Dole Shredded Slaw. Turns a good meal into a great meal!