Go Back
+ servings
Print Recipe
No ratings yet

Slow Cooker Sweet Spiced Pork

A sweet heat pork that is so versatile and flavorful you won't mind eating it for every meal! And it is made in the slow cooker to simplify your life! 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 hrs
Total Time10 hrs 15 mins
Course: Pork
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Slow Cooker, sweet spiced pork
Servings: 6
Calories: 583kcal
Author: Rachael


Spice Mixture

  • 1/2 Tbs chili powder
  • 1/2 Tbs garlic powder
  • 1/2 Tbs coriander
  • 1/2 Tbs onion powder
  • 1/2 Tbs paprika
  • 1/2 Tbs cumin
  • 1/2 Tbs black pepper
  • 1/2 Tbs salt


  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1 can Dr. Pepper


  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 cup brown sugar divided
  • 1 can diced green chilies
  • 1 can red enchilada sauce
  • 1 tsp Sriracha
  • 4 lbs pork roast
  • 1 medium onion sliced


  • Mix together spice mixture
  • Put pork roast into a sealable bag, and pour in soy sauce, half the can of Dr. Pepper, and half the spice rub.
  • Marinade in the fridge for 4-16 hours
  • Put roast, and marinade in slow cooker on low heat add in salsa. onion, green chilies and 1/2 a cup of brown sugar
  • Cook 8-10 hours
  • At about 7 hours, pour contents of slow cooker into a strainer, emptying the sauce it cooked in.
  • Shred the pork and return it to the slow cooker.
  • Open enchilada sauce, sriracha, the other half of the brown sugar, Dr.Pepper, and spice mixture
  • Stir well
  • Cook one more hour and enjoy in tacos, burritos, enchiladas, in salads, or over rice


Calories: 583kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 71g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 190mg | Sodium: 2187mg | Potassium: 1428mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 695IU | Vitamin C: 4.5mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 3.3mg