Perfect Pulled Pork Recipe: One 5-pound boneless pork butt. One 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika, 2 teaspoons black pepper, 1 teaspoon cayenne, 1 teaspoon dried thyme, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 cup watersoft sandwich buns. Combine all the seasonings in a small bowl and rub evenly over roast. Place meat in a 6 quart slow cooker. Add water, cover and cook on LOW for 6/8 hours or HIGH for 4/5 hours or until pork is very tender. Rest for 10-15 minutes. pull, slice, chop and serve.