Slow Cooked Pork For Tamales Or Sandwiches Recipe

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Slow Cooked Pork for tamales or sandwiches

Christal Hill

By
@CookingSweet

Great for anything that pulled pork can go on. I always make this when my work place has any type of get together and I never have left overs to bring home.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
12, but can double as needed
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
6 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

5-7 lb
pork shoulder roast
2-3 Tbsp
oil
62 oz
vegetable or pork stock
4 Tbsp
cumin or toasted cumin
4 Tbsp
salt
3 Tbsp
chili powder, homemade if possible
1 Tbsp
liquid smoke (optional)
2 large
white onions
1
green bell pepper
1
red bell pepper
1 Tbsp
adobe sauce (optional for added heat)
any other peppers to add heat to the pork

Step-By-Step

1Cover the pork shoulder in 2 tablespoons each of salt and cumin.
2In a Dutch oven or cast iron skillet, heat up the oil and sear the pork. Make sure to sear all sides and not just the top and bottom.
3If using a Dutch oven, heat the oven up to 250 and take the Dutch oven off heat. If using a slow cooker, move the pork to it now.
4Add the stock, the rest of the cumin and salt, and all other ingredients to the pot.
5Cover and cook in oven for 6 hours. In a slow cooker, cook between 6 to 8 hours on low.
6Once done, drain the juice (I save my to make soup), pull apart meat and mix the ingredients cooked with the pork if desired.
7Add you favorite BBQ sauce or eat as is.
I use Bull's Eye Memphis Style BBQ, with a tablespoon more cumin and 1/2 tablespoon homemade chili powder added to it.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Mexican
Hashtags: #slow, #cooked, #pulled