5 from 7 votes
Sous Vide Pulled Pork Shoulder for BBQ Tacos
Sous Vide Pulled Pork Shoulder for Tacos or Sandwiches (Sip Bite Go)
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
2 d
Total Time
2 d 10 mins

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.

Course: Dinner, Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: American, BBQ, Mexican
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 203 kcal
Author: Jenna Passaro
  • 3 lb pork shoulder
  • 3 tbsp bbq seasoning or Whole30 compliant, no-sugar added seasoning
  • 1 tbsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  1. 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.

  2. Vacuum seal seared pork. Sous vide pork in the water bath for 48 hours. 

  3. Remove sous vide pork shoulder from water bath. Pull apart sous vide pork with a fork.

  4. (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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Nutrition Facts
Sous Vide Pulled Pork Shoulder for Tacos or Sandwiches (Sip Bite Go)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 203 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 69mg23%
Sodium 80mg3%
Potassium 401mg11%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin A 145IU3%
Vitamin C 1.5mg2%
Calcium 73mg7%
Iron 3.3mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.