Copycat Cafe Rio Sweet Pulled Pork
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5 from 6 votes

Copycat Cafe Rio Sweet Pulled Pork {Crock Pot}

Sweet & tangy pulled pork cooked in the crock pot, shredded and used for tacos, burritos, salads, etc.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time9 hrs
Total Time9 hrs 10 mins
Course: Crock Pot, Main
Servings: 8
Author: Jenn


  • 1 3-lb pork loin roast
  • 21 oz. Dr. Pepper
  • 1 10-oz can green enchilada sauce
  • 1 10-oz can red enchilada sauce
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 7-oz can chipotle chilies in adobo sauce
  • 2-3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper


  • Place pork roast and Dr. Pepper in slow cooker on high for 6 hours.
  • At 6 hours, add the rest of the ingredients and continue cooking for another 3 hours.
  • Before serving, remove chipotle chilies, shred the pork and then pour as much liquid as you like over the pork. Delicious in tacos, burritos, salads, etc. Enjoy!