SHOULD PULLED PORK BE COVERED IN LIQUID?
Your piece of pork shouldn’t be covered in liquid when you begin to cook it. There can be a small amount of liquid in the bottom of the pan to flavor and moisten the pork as it cooks (stock, vinegar, etc.), but you don’t want to boil, simmer or even braise it.
Once the meat is cooked and shredded, you should add enough pan juices to make it moist but not wet. Similarly, if you’re adding barbeque sauce, be careful not to drench the pork or you could overpower the flavor of the meat itself.