What can I add to pulled pork to make it moist?

To combine both methods, all you will really need to do is open the lid of the crockpot every so often and spray white wine, apple juice, or chicken broth in it to keep it moist. To make sure that all parts of the pulled pork are being sufficiently moistened, you will also want to stir it up while you are doing this.

What goes with pork carnitas?

To Serve Carnitas

Include bowls of shredded lettuce, chopped cilantro, sour cream, pico de gallo and shredded cheese. Pork carnitas are savory and filling, so look for side dishes that are fresh, light, and somewhat acidic or sweet.

What can I make with leftover pulled pork juice?

These “leftoverjuices and meat fat contain major savory flavoring power and can be used just like butter and vegetable oil to sauté a side of leafy greens or add that extra-crisp texture to roasted spuds. Speaking of spuds, cook peeled potato chunks in this liquid to make flavored mashed potatoes.

Can you put a rub on pork overnight?

The meat will drain some excess brine. I will pat it relatively dry, apply a liberal amount of mustard all over, and apply the dry rub and wrap it up overnight. The mustard allows the dry rub to adhere better, and the vinegar helps in the cooking process.

Should I dry rub pork overnight?

If you’re planning to enjoy the slab of ribs with purely the dry rub, overnight is best. You don’t want to go longer than overnight (10-12 hours) though. This dry rub recipe is very well salted to get that moisture-locking effect, so if it is on for too long it can dry out the meat similar to curing.

Should I salt pork shoulder overnight?

An overnight dry brine seasons the meat and helps it retain moisture. A simple dry rub creates flavorful bark that complements the meat without overpowering its flavor.

Should I inject pork shoulder the night before?

I’ll inject & lightly rub the night before around 11 pm or midnight, wrap in saran wrap or put in a zip lock bag and into the fridge. Around 7 or 8 am give another light rub & put on the smoker.