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Slow Cooker Wild Boar

Whether you use wild boar or a pork shoulder you'll love this easy to make recipe for your slow cooker.  
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time7 hrs
Total Time7 hrs 15 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Keyword: slow cooker wild boar, wild boar recipe, wild boar sliders
Servings: 24
Calories: 122kcal
Author: Chef Dennis Littley


  • 5-6 pound wild boar shoulder roast or a conventional pork shoulder
  • olive oil to coat roasts
  • 2 tablespoons of Montreal Steak Seasoning or more
  • 1 onion with skin on -chopped
  • 2 carrots - rough cut
  • 1 bunch parsley - chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1 in small can diced tomatoes juice or paste
  • ½ cup bourbon
  • ½ cup brown sugar


  • Cut roast into two manageable pieces
  • rub roast with olive oil and season liberally, set aside
  • Chop the vegetables for your slow cooker
  • Heat a large saute pan on your stove top and when pan is very hot add a little olive oil and sear both sides of your roast.
  • Place cut veggies and garlic in bottom of your slow cooker.
  • Add the roast, bourbon, brown sugar and diced tomatoes.
  • cover slow cooker and cook on low for approx. 7 hours.
  • The sauce that is in the bottom of the slow cooker should be strained and placed in a small sauce pot, reducing the liquid by half over a medium - high heat.
  • Serve the wild boar in pieces, encouraging your guests to pull it into pieces dipping it the sauce that came from the slow cooker or your favorite sauces.


Calories: 122kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 50mg | Potassium: 260mg | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 875IU | Vitamin C: 2.9mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 0.9mg