Best Pork Recipes Roundup – Smoked, slow cooked, air fried, and more… You’ll love this collection of 25 easy recipes for how to make – and ways to use – moist and flavorful pork butt, pork shoulder, roast, and tenderloin!

Smoked pork butt on a wood cutting board.

Why We Love Pork Recipes

That’s right, today we have a whopping 25 tantalizing pork recipes for you to try! To start, we are sharing a handful of our favorite ways to cook various cuts of pork. You won’t believe how easy it is to use a smoker, slow cooker, air fryer, or even sous vide device to make perfectly tender and delicious pieces of pork!

Then serve cooked pork butt, shoulder, roast, or tenderloin as an entree with any number of side dishes. Or, keep reading for over a dozen wonderful recipes that use pork… From tacos and stews to stir fry dishes and more, you are sure to discover several new favorites!

Our Favorite Pork Butt Recipes, Pork Shoulder Recipes, Pork Roast, and Pork Tenderloin

Shredded smoked pork butt on a cutting board, with ramekin of bbq sauce, stack of pickles, and pickled red onions.
Smoked Pork Butt Recipe
The best smoked pulled pork butt (or pork shoulder) is coated with mayo and a brown sugar spice rub, then cooked low and slow for 12+ hours. The result is the most melt-in-your-mouth tender and flavorful pork BBQ!
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5-Ingredient Southern Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe
Slow Cooker Smoked Pulled Pork
An easy crock pot pulled pork recipe that tastes like smoky southern pit barbecue! Plus, it only takes 5 ingredients to make this barbecue recipe. 
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Smoked Pork Loin (or Tenderloin) Recipe + VIDEO
Here we share easy instructions and tips to perfectly smoke a pork loin or tenderloin crusted with a sweet and spicy rub.
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Air Fryer Pork Tenderloin
Learn the secrets for how to perfectly cook tender and juicy pork tenderloin in an air fryer! This nearly foolproof recipe is easy to make in only 20 minutes.
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Magic 2-Ingredient Grilled Pork Tenderloin #lowcarb #healthy
Magic 2-Ingredient Grilled Pork Tenderloin
Dinner in a pinch, a Magic 2-Ingredient Grilled Pork Tenderloin that goes with everything!
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Sous Video Pork Tenderloin Recipe
This nearly foolproof recipe makes the most tender, juicy pork tenderloin every time! It starts with a simple brine and finishes with a quick sear for an easy yet incredibly flavorful dish.
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Slow Cooker Carnitas Recipe #carnitas #tacos #mexican #slowcooker #crockpot
Best Slow Cooker Carnitas
This authentic carnitas recipe, made with pork butt, will leave you full and curb all your Mexican restaurant cravings!
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Instant Pot Perfect Carnitas - Paleo, Low Carb, and Gluten Free Pressure Cooker Pork!
Instant Pot Perfect Carnitas
A simple foolproof pressure cooker carnitas recipe that creates smoky crispy shredded pork shoulder for tacos and salads… In a hurry!
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The Best Pork Butt Recipes

Now that you have beautifully fork-tender and delicious pork shoulder, pork butt, pork loin or roast, you have the foundation to make all kinds of other tasty recipes!

Adovada Pork Recipe
Carne Adovada Recipe
An authentic recipe for Red Chile Pork, featuring boneless pork roast braised in a deliciously intense spiced sauce to create tender and flavorful pieces of meat. And don’t miss the easy slow cooker option!
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Red Posole Recipe with Pork (Pozole Rojo) #ASpicyPerspective #mexican #pork #pozole #posole #stew #soup
Pozole Rojo Recipe (Red Posole)
This EASY posole soup from Mexico offers bold spices, chunks of tender pork, and hearty hominy, with cool crunchy toppings!
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White bowl of pozole, loaded with slices of radishes, lime, shredded cabbage, crumbled cheese, and avocado.
Pozole Blanco (White Hominy Soup)
White hominy soup is a classic Mexican dish brimming with tender pork and vibrant spices in a rich creamy broth. Load bowls of posole blanco with refreshing toppings for a filling and flavorful all-in-one meal!
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Zesty New Mexico Chile Verde (Green Chili)
New Mexico Chile Verde (Green Chili)
This New Mexico Chile Verde AKA Green Chili recipe is savory and bold. Made with tomatillos and poblano peppers, it is perfect for spicy chili lovers!
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Drowned Carnitas Party Sandwiches (Torta Ahogada) |
Drowned Carnitas Party Sandwiches (Torta Ahogada)
Warm spicy Drowned Carnitas Party Sandwiches (Torta Ahogada) are a fabulous way to spice up any gathering!
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Mofongo Recipe
Easy Mofongo Recipe
Authentic Mofongo recipe from Puerto Rico made with fried and mashed green plantains, chicharrones and a rich broth. Perfect to fill with shredded pork!
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Bbq Carnitas Tacos
BBQ Carnitas Tacos from White Duck Taco Shop
White Duck’s BBQ Carnitas Taco is a nod to the south, with pulled pork, baked beans, coleslaw and bbq sauce.
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Sweet Chili Pulled Pork from "The Recipe Girl Cookbook" #bbq #pork #giveaway
Sweet Chili Pulled Pork Recipe
This east-meets-west Sweet Chili Pulled Pork Recipe is a great take-along for all your spring and summer picnics.
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Vietnamese Bun Cha Gio Recipe
Bun Cha Gio Recipe
Vietnamese Bun Cha Gio is a fresh, crunchy classic Vietnamese salad bowl. This healthy dish is loaded with noodles, vegetables, and protein!
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Moo Shu Chicken (or Pork) Recipe + VIDEO
This classic Chinese recipe features tender chicken cooked with egg, veggies, and a tangy sauce. It’s easy to make and ready to serve with thin pancakes in just 30 minutes!
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Tacos al Pastor
Tacos al Pastor
Easy authentic tacos recipe with soft or crunchy tortillas. These spicy pork tacos bring home the flavor of central Mexico with fresh ingredients on top!
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5 Ingredient Pulled Pork Nachos
5 Ingredient Pulled Pork Nachos
Easy 5 Ingredient Pulled Pork Nachos with a twist! Pork Nachos made on a bed of potato chips with BBQ sauce and extra cheese makes a fun and tasty snack!
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Black bowl of Japanese ginger pork stir fry on top of rice, and garnished with sliced scallions and sesame seeds.
Japanese Ginger Pork Stir Fry Recipe
This traditional Japanese recipe makes the most moist and tender stir-fried pork tossed in a tantalizing garlic ginger sauce. Serve with rice and veggies in under 30 minutes!
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Triple Pork Fried Rice Recipe #ASpicyPerspective #rice #fried #pork #bacon #asian #hawaiian
Triple Pork Fried Rice Recipe
This pork fried rice recipe features pork three ways. It’s a salty, savory Asian-inspired Hawaiian dish that is bright with flavor and easy to make!
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pork sukiyaki in two bowls
Sukiyaki Recipe with Pork
Authentic Japanese Pork Sukiyaki Recipe, a low-carb and flavor-packed meal with thinly sliced pork, mushrooms, and veggies, all cooked with a sake-based savory sauce.
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Slow Cooker Brunswick Stew Recipe #ASpicyPerspective #brunswick #stew #crockpot #fall #bbq
Brunswick Stew Recipe
This simple crock pot version is the Best Brunswick Stew we’ve ever tasted… And it’s SO easy to make!
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feijoada brazilian pork and black bean stew
Brazilian Feijoada (Pork and Black Bean Stew)
A comforting, rustic Feijoada recipe for classic Brazilian stew that features savory pork, flavorful black beans, and lots of toppings.
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