Choose the cut. There are a lot of different cuts of pork to choose from, but not all of them are well-suited for shredded pork. Avoid thin and lean cuts like tenderloin. Boston butt, or pork shoulder, and pork belly are excellent options for tender, juicy pork that will easily pull apart once smoked.
Easy Smoked Pulled Pork in an Electric Smoker
Smoked pulled pork is a great staple for tailgating, at-home BBQ parties and laid-back weekend cookouts. It can be made in a slow cooker, grill, or an offset smoker, but our favorite smoked pulled pork is cooked up in an electric smoker. It’s easy, and the results can’t be beat.
How to Make Smoked Pulled Pork
Brine. Although not required, there are many advantages to brining overnight. Because it will smoke for a long period of time, the added moisture from the brine will help the pork retain the its natural juices.