The basic sous vide pulled pork recipe is completely versatile. This version, a sous vide barbecue pulled pork shoulder recipe, is a hearty sous vide party dish. Serve it for an event or party, like football or march madness parties, easy dinners and potlucks. Not much work goes into cooking sous vide pork, and it's one of those easy sous vide recipes that can can feed a crowd.
Heat sous vide bath to 165 degrees. Rub pork shoulder with BBQ seasoning and black pepper. Heat a pan to medium-high. Add olive oil to pan, then sear each side of the pork shoulder until a thick brown bark seals the edges of the meat.
Vacuum seal seared pork. Sous vide pork in the water bath for 48 hours.
Remove sous vide pork shoulder from water bath. Pull apart sous vide pork with a fork.
(Optional) To create a sauce for this sous vide barbecue pulled pork shoulder recipe, transfer liquid from sous vide bag to a small pan on medium heat on the stove. Add 2 tbsp butter to the pork liquid and cook down to thicken the sauce. One tbsp BBQ sauce can also be added to this mixture for additional flavor.
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