Keto Paprika & Cayenne Pulled Pork Butt with Roasted Asparagus

Keto Paprika & Cayenne Pulled Pork Butt with Roasted Asparagus

Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 2 hours 34 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 34 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 353 kcal


  • 2 lb. pork butt
  • 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 2-½ teaspoons pepper
  • 2 tablespoons mustard
  • 1 bunch asparagus spears
  • 2-½ tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  • Rub the pork butt with cayenne pepper, paprika, pepper, and mustard then marinate for at least 2 hours or more. Store in the fridge to keep it fresh.
  • After 2 hours, remove the pork butt from the fridge and thaw at room temperature.
  • Preheat an oven to 350°F and line a baking tray with aluminum foil.
  • Once the oven is ready, place the marinated pork butt on the prepared baking tray and cover with aluminum foil.
  • Bake the pork butt until tender then remove from the oven. Let it rest for a few minutes.
  • In the meantime, cut and trim the asparagus then toss with extra virgin olive oil, minced garlic, and lemon juice.
  • Cover a baking tray with aluminum foil then spread the seasoned asparagus .
  • Bake the asparagus until tender.
  • Once it is done, remove the asparagus from the oven and let it rest.
  • Slowly unwrap the pork butt then using a fork shred the cooked pork.
  • Place the pulled pork on a serving dish then serve with roasted asparagus.
  • Serve and enjoy.


Calories: 353kcalCarbohydrates: 2.6gProtein: 20.4gFat: 29gSaturated Fat: 9.2gFiber: 2.3gSugar: 1.1g
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