A simple, delicious pulled pork recipe that makes your whole house smell like heaven.


  • 3 tbsp table salt
  • 3 tbsp cane sugar, or brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp ground cumin
  • 3 tbsp coriander powder
  • 2 tbsp rosemary
  • 2 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp Madras curry
  • 1 tbsp cayenne pepper
  • 5 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 kg pork shoulder, or neck
  • 50 ml mustard, or 1/2 a tube
  • 200 ml BBQ sauce, or 1/2 bottle


  1. Mix salt and spices together in a bowl.
  2. Cover meat in mustard, then cover with spices.
  3. Tightly wrap the meat in cellophane, and refrigerate for 12 to 24 hours.
  4. Preheat oven at 110ºC with fans and top/bottom heating.
  5. Put meat on a grill, with something under it to collect the dripping fat.
  6. Cook meat until internal temperature is 92ºC, roughly 7 hours for 1 kg of meat.
  7. Pull apart with forks, and mix half a bottle of BBQ sauce into the meat.
  8. Serve on burger buns with pickles and coleslaw.

This is a very easy pulled pork recipe, but it's absolutely delicious. I can't stop picking bits of it directly from the fridge. It's very similar to the original recipe (in German).

For the BBQ sauce, I use regular HP sauce, since it's easy to find even in Germany.